Sherwood entered the School in October 1933 and left in March 1936. He was in Handcroft Games House and Scout Troop; 1st XI football and cricket teams. On leaving, he entered Basingstoke Post Office as a clerk.

He joined the Royal Air Force and was trained in Canada under the Empire Air Training Scheme and returned to this country with the rank of Sergeant and an observer’s “wing”. He paid a visit to the School on his return. He went out to the Middle East and was reported missing after operations over the Mediterranean in August 1943. He has since been presumed to have lost his life.

(Extract from The Sower December 1944)