Wood Geoffrey Beardall Lt 176401

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Name Wood Geoffrey Beardall
Army number 176401
Rank Lt
Decorations None known beyond service medals.
Date of birth 2/2/1910
Age 64 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - granted an Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 1/3/1941. Posted No 4 Infantry Training Centre as Permanent Staff. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 4/11/1942. Posted No 4 I.T.C. 2/4/1943. Left ITC by 1/9/1944. Unemployed list 1946 as Honorary Captain.
Company/Battery ITC - A Company. 11th Battalion - S Company. ITC - Mortars.
Platoon or other sub-unit 11th Battalion - Pioneer Platoon.
Task or role Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 4/11/1942
Promotions W/S Lt 1/9/1942, A/Captain 22/3/1944, T/Captain 22/6/1944.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 6/9/1974 Middlesbrough.
Home address Son of R Wood, 1, Albion Terrace, Saltburn. Educated Durham School. Solicitor - admitted 1935.
Source table 11DLI