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Woods, Fred, 1921-1986


Biographical Note

Fred Woods was born in Leigh, England on June 5, 1921. It is unknown when he relocated to the United States, but he was residing in Renton, Washington when he enlisted in the United States military in Feburary 1942. During World War II, Fred served as a pilot, flying Grumman F6F Hellcat from the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Ticonderoga.

Post-war, he married Betty J. Woods in 1982. Fred Woods died May 14, 1986.

Biography derived from collection materials and

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Fred Woods World War II Collection

Identifier: 2012-08-22
Contents of the Collection The Fred Woods World War II Collection is comprised of photographic prints, negatives, a photograph album, and a small number of documents that relate to the World War II experience of United States Navy pilot Fred Woods. The collection has been arranged into two series, visual materials and textual materials. Visual materials, which are the bulk of the collection, include 26 loose black-and-white photographic prints and 27 negatives. Sizes vary from 3x5" to 8x10" and very...

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