Charles Woide Godfrey

Personnel header
Sergeant Charles Woide Godfrey
Life dates
22 May 1897 - 23 Mar 1964

Charles was the Sergeant of Cornwood Patrol

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Cornwood Patrol Patrol Leader 27 Mar 1941 03 Dec 1944

Educated at Marlborough College from Sept 1911 to Dec 1915 (Prefect)

Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge in 1915; BA 1921; MA

National ID
TQKA 1/1
Commissioned or Enlisted
27th March 1941


Little Stert, Lucas Wood, Cornwood, Devon. Later Coombe House, Lustleigh, Devon
Other information

The son of Rev. Charles W Godfrey and his wife Gertrude of Loughborough.

In 1939 Charles was a head teacher living in Thetford, Norfolk and a volunteer at the ARP Report Centre and living at Riversdale, Thetford.

His teacher's registration shows he served in WW1 from 1916 to 1919. He served as a Lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery in France being wounded once.

He then worked as Assistant Master, Aysgarth School, Newton-le-Willows, Yorkshire 1919-1921, Oundle School, Northampton, 1921-1922, Whitgrift Grammar School, Crydon, Surrey 1922-1930 then The Grammar School, Thetford, Norfolk 1930 until his move to Devon.


TNA ref WO1993391

Hancock data held at B.R.A

1939 Register

Teaching registration lists