LRDG Heywood, George Beresford (Tim)

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  • SURNAME
Heywood
  • FORENAME
George Beresford (Tim)
  • UNIT
LRDG Signals Officer
  • RANK
Lieutenant (T/Captain)
  • NUMBER
92342
  • AWARD
M.B.E.
  • PLACE
North Africa
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Middlesex Yeomanry,1st Cavalry Division Signal Regiment
born 12.7.1914 Newcastle-on-Tyne
resided Stonehouse,Gloucestershire
educated Eton
accountant in civilian life
joined LRDG December 1940
served in LRDG until 1945
postwar educated Royal Agricultual College,Cirencester
farmer and landowner postwar
D.L. for Gloucestershire
married (1st) Catherine Kyffin Richards (2 children)
married (2nd) Mary Cadbury Brook-Deane
died 15.6.2006
"Heywood's insistence upon an impeccable standard of security,radio procedure and training ensured continuous and unfailing long-range communications between the patrols and group headquarters." (David Lloyd Owen)
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Ghost Patrol: A History of the Long Range Desert Group, 1940 - 1945
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The Men Who Made the SAS: The History of the Long Range Desert Group
The Long Range Desert Group in Action 1940-1943: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives
The Long Range Desert Group In The Aegean
Bearded Brigands
The Long Range Desert Group 1940-1945: Providence Their Guide
In Rommels Backyard: A Memoir of the Long Range Desert Group
Long Range Desert Group
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