We remember George Wood

We remember George Wood

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Timeline

Timeline

1886
birth Blackburn, Lancs United Kingdom Source:7217327 Source:9327439 1886
1917
service British Army Private 37976 East Lancashire Regiment Source:9423386 March 1917 - June 1917
1917
enlistment Blackburn, Lancs United Kingdom Source:9403788 19th March 1917
1917
service British Army Private 50285 The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 20th Battalion Source:8787378 June 1917 - 1st July 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9403788 June 1917 - 31st July 1917
employment Manager Industrial Co-operative Society London Road, Blackburn United Kingdom Source:9403788
marriage Edith Source:7217327
1917
death Died of wounds "a shell burst in the trench, killing one outright, and severely wounding George, who died on the way to the dressing station" see newspaper article Belgium Source:7217327 Source:9403788 Source:9327439 1st July 1917
burial Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (transport Farm) CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Sp. Mem. F. 12. Source:7217327

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George
Initials G
Last Name Wood
Source 4849625
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 37976 East Lancashire Regiment Private
British Army 50285 The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 20th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah mother
Abraham Wood father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith wife
Religion
DateReligionSource
1917-07-31 Methodist

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Ian105013

External Evidence

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Commanding Officer 20th Battalion 1917-18 Ian105013

Multimedia

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Liverpool Pals cap badge Ian105013
BWM and Victory Medal Ian105013
George Wood Ian105013
George Wood Ian105013
George Wood - Map Ian105013
George Wood - Aerial photo Ian105013
East Lancashire Regiment cap badge Ian105013

Stories

We remember George Wood