Wood Geoffrey Emmerson 2/Lt 92170

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Name Wood Geoffrey Emmerson
Army number 92170
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations M.i.D. 14/2/1946
Date of birth March 1916
Age 0
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned 2/Lt 8th Bn 12/7/1939, Embodied 24/8/1939, Posted 11th Bn DLI 1/9/39, B.E.F., Prisoner of War, Released from service as Hon Lt 1946. Lt TARO 1/9/1948 with seniority from 12/1/1941, Ceased TARO liability 26/2/1966.
Company/Battery 11th Bn - B Coy, Bn HQ
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer, Transport Officer
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939
Promotions W/S Lt 12/1/1941,
Prisoner of War Oflag VII-B, Number 540
Died/Killed in action 1/12/1973 at Durham aged 57.
Home address Educated Giggleswick School and the College of Estate Management. Auctioneer and Estate Agent.
Source table 11DLI

Captain Wood was made Chairman of the 8th/11th Battalions Old Comrades Association in April 1960.