Wood Frank Richard Gunner 914128
Name Wood Frank Richard
Army number 914128
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Born 11/7/1920.
Age 52 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery 26/4/1939 at Ashford, Kent, and underwent Basic Training. Posted to 143rd Field Regiment on mobilisation 1/9/1939. Posted to 185th Field Regiment when 143rd Field Regiment was re-organised - though remaining in the same Battery. Served Normandy and North West Europe. Posted to 80th Field Regiment 19/12/1944. Posted to 186th Field Regiment 16/1/1945. Posted to 33rd Field Regiment 16/8/1945. Posted overseas. Sailed from Hamburg to Palestine 19/10/1945. Served Palestine. Returned to the UK 28/3/1946. Discharged and demobilised.3/7/1946.
Company/Battery 386 Battery.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Driver and Driver/Mechanic.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions Gunner/Driver 7/2/1940. Driver/Mechanic 29/3/1941. Gunner Vehicle Mechanic 19/12/1944.
Prisoner of War No.
Died/Killed in action Date of death 12/7/1972.
Home address Lived at 11, Chidley Cross, East Peckham, Kent.
The information on this Page was supplied by Gary Wood, Gunner Wood's son, for which we are most grateful.