WOOD, Steven Patrick (Lt Col)
Royal Tank Regiment
Lt Col (Temporary) Wood was the first Commanding Officer of No 5 Commando when it was formed at Bridlington in July 1940 remaining in post unitil the 8th November 1940 when he relinquished command. (Sources: No 5 Cdo War Diary + click on highlighted links above.) Received a MiD for "gallant and distinguished services in Malaya during the period 1st January - 30th June 1949 serving with the RTR. (Source: London Gazettes Supp 38782, page 5906.) May 1953 promoted full Lieutenant Colonel. (Source: London Gazettes Supp. 39847, page 2566.) 1957 appointed OBE in the New Years Honours List. (Source: London Gazettes Supp. 40960, page 7.)
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