WOOD, Steven Patrick
Royal Tank Regiment
Lieutenant Colonel (Temporary) Steven Wood was the first Commanding Officer of No 5 Commando when it was formed at Bridlington in July 1940 remaining in post until 8 November 1940 when he relinquished command .
- Mentioned in Despatches for "gallant and distinguished services in Malaya during the period 1st January - 30th June 1949 serving with the R.T.R. .
- May 1953 promoted full Lieutenant Colonel .
- 1957 appointed O.B.E. in the New Years Honours List .
 No 5 Cdo War Diary + linked content below.
 London Gazette 38782, page 5906.
 London Gazette 39847, page 2566.
 London Gazette 40960, page 7.
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