Hugh Martin Green

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Major Hugh Martin Green
Life dates
1920 - 28 Feb 1961
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Biography

At Bromsgrove School Hugh Martin was Head Boy and Platoon Commander in the Officer Training Corps, also representing them at Cricket, Hockey and (Rugby) Football in the first teams.

He was the final Commanding Officer of the Royal Signals in Auxiliary Units. He appears in the Stand Down photographs of the Royal Signals men taken late in 1944.

Post war he was a manufacturing jeweller in Birmingham with his cousin. He also played rugby for Bromsgrove. He died suddenly following a brain haemorrhage.

Postings
Unit or location Role Posted from until
Coleshill House, GHQ Commanding Officer Royal Signals 17 May 1944 01 Oct 1944
Education

Bromsgrove School 1932-1936

Regiment
The Royal Signals
Commissioned or Enlisted
24 May 1939
Career

24/8/1939 Commissioned, Second Lieutenant with 202nd Medium Regiment Signal Section, 48th l (South Midland) Division
1/1/1941 War substantive Lieutenant
10/5/1941 Temporary Captain, served in West Africa
17/5/1944 Temporary Major, likely as appointed to commanded Auxiliary Units Royal Signals
1/10/1944 Auxiliary Units Royal Signals finally closed down