Army Number: 2689841 Rank: Warrant Officer Class II (Quartermaster Serjeant) Name: William WOODFORD, MBE, MiD Unit: Scots Guards London Gazette : 30 December 1941 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35396/page/7345/data.pdf The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of distinguished services in the Middle East (including Egypt, East Africa, The Western Desert, The Sudan, Greece, Crete, Syria and Tobruk) during the period February, 1941, to July, 1941:— S. G'ds. 2689841 Sergt. (actg. C.-Sergt.) W. Woodford. London Gazette : 9 September 1942 https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35697/page/3947/data.pdf The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appoint- ments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East during the period November, 1941, to April, 1942:— To be Additional Members of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order: — No. 2689841 Warrant Officer Class II (Quarter-Master-Sergeant) William Woodford, Scots Guards.