Samuel Wells

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Private Samuel "Sam" Wells
Life dates
26 Feb 1897 -

Samuel Wells was one of the older Patrol members. In the First World War he had been a sail maker and rigger for aeroplanes (which of course had doped canvas wings at that time).  His son was serving in the Army during the Second World War and afterwards served in Kenya as part of the Mau Mau conflict, before settling in South Africa.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Fordingbridge Patrol Patrol member 27 May 1940 03 Dec 1944
National ID
EESS 223/1

General labourer

10 Wansley Road, Fordingbridge, Hampshire

TNA ref WO 199/3391
1939 Register