Corporal Sidney Woollard

07 Jun 1944

Sidney Woollard was the son of Theodore William and Violet Emma (Hatter) Woollard; husband of Vera Mary Woollard, of Sawtry, Huntingdonshire. He enlisted in the Royal Army Service Corps and volunteered for airborne forces.

Corporal Woollard successfully completed parachute training at RAF Ringway and was posted to 63 (Airborne) Composite Company, Royal Army Service Corps, and took part in Operation Overlord (‘D’ day landings).

Cpl Woollard was killed in action on 7 June 1944, aged 32, and is commemorated on the Bayeux Memorial to the missing.

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By Rod Gibson

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