Sidney Basil Wood

Personnel header
Captain Sidney Basil "Woody" Wood
Life dates
21 Jul 1894 - 1959
Biography

Sidney was the Group Commander of Group 6 Devon.

Postings
Unit or location Role Posted from until
Devon Group 6 - East Devon. Group Commander 14 Jul 1940 03 Dec 1944
National ID
WFYA 99/1
Occupation

Fisherman

Address
The Brecks, Beer Road, Seaton, Devon
Other information

Promoted to Lieutenant 1st February 1941 and to Captain 9th November 1942 he was the Group Commander of East Devon, Group 6.

Known as "Woody" he travelled everywhere in a motorcycle and sidecar.

His Granddaughter, Mrs Bradshaw, recalls him as a fisherman and water bailiff and also a poacher ! The house was near the Cemetery gate and was falling down around him.

References

TNA ref WO199/3391

Hancock data held at B.R.A

1939 Register

Granddaughter - Mrs Bradshaw