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Major


Philip Andrew

WOOD


(Andy)

(Photo from RE Journal obituary 1991)

Born:

5 Sep 1908

 

Service No.

41207

 

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

10  Oct 1942 posted as Commanding Officer 591 Antrim Parachute Squadron

Ringway Parachute Training Course 69B.

6  Jun 1944 captured POW

D-day, was captured  apon landing, held at Oflag 79, Brunswick Lower Saxony. Prisoner No.395 

31  Jan 1946 promoted to Major

31  Dec 1950 promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

1  Feb 1954 promoted to Colonel

3  Nov 1960 retires as a Colonel with Honorary rank of Brigadier, placed in the reserves.

5  Sep 1966 Upon reaching age limit for reserves he is removed from the reserve list

 

Family Notes:

Father  of one daughter and grandfather of three.

Civilian Occupation:

./. 

Married:

1934  to Margaret Clare Sedgwick  (1902-1987)

Died:

28  Dec 1990 aged 82  Exeter R.D. Devon, England.

Burial:

./. 

Cemetery / Memorial:

./. 

Links:

Obituary Extract (click)

Misc:

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