- Born 08-02-1924 in Mossley, Ashton Under Lyne.
- Deceased 13-06-1943 in Volthe.
- Parents George and Mary Wood nee Buckley from Mossley, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, England.
51e Squadron – Royal Air Force. Sergeant (flight engineer) – Service nr. 578238
Samuel grew up in a family of seven children at Mossley. The youngest was from a previous married from father, who became a widower at a young age. His father was a painter and a paperhanger.
It is unknow when he started his service.
Awarded with the War Medal, the 1939-1945 Star and the Europe Star.