Charles Frederick Gordon Bond

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Captain Charles Frederick Gordon "Dick" Bond
Life dates
25 Jul 1911 - 10 Apr 1945
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Unit or location Role Posted from until
Tottington Manor, Small Dole, West Sussex Intelligence Officer 01 Oct 1941 21 Aug 1942
Sussex Intelligence Officer 01 Oct 1941 21 Aug 1942
Operations Archway & Howard SAS combatant 16 Mar 1945 10 Apr 1944

Educated at Harrow 1925-1930

1932 Small Arms School, Hythe, Kent

The Wiltshire Regiment
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Commissioned or Enlisted
28 Jan 1932

Royal Military College Sandhurst
Commissioned Wiltshire Regiment 28 Jan 1932
Lieutenant 28 Jan 1935
Relinquished commission 7 March 1937
Regular Army Reserve of Officers 21 April 1937
Mobilised 24 Aug 1938
2 Battalion Wiltshire Regiment (D Company) 1939
Intelligence Officer, Sussex, Auxiliary Units 1941
General Staff Officer Grade 2(Ops) Auxiliary Units, Coleshill House 1942

1 SAS Jan 1944- April 1945
Operation Howard - killed by sniper near Borgerwald, Germany. Buried Sage War Cemetery 

Other information

His father Major C.G. Bond, The Wiltshire Regt, had been killed serving with 2nd Battalion in France in November 1915.

He married Evelyn Hinchcliff  5th January 1935. Children: Alec Charles Hincliff Bond born 1940, Robin Evelyn Bond born 1942, Colin H Bond born 1944.

A keen golfer and Master of the Stevenstone (North Devon) Hunt, at the time of his death the family were living in Whorridge Farm, Cullompton, Devon.

His obituary in the Western Times mentions his Auxiliary Unit role. A letter expressing her sorrow was sent by Mrs Evelyn Bond to the Merricks family. A letter by Captain Bailey, organising a farewell dinner for Sussex Group 1 hopes it will be an opportunity to hear news of Captain Bond.


London Gazette 1932 and 1937

Commonwealth War Graves Commission 

The Peerage

Captain C.C Bond 1915

Hythe Herald 19 Nov 1932 and Western Times 27 April 1945

The Merricks Family