We remember John Edward Wood

We remember John Edward Wood

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Barbados Source:9598599 Source:9131685 29th January 1892
1911
dates Age 19 Source:9131698 1911
1911
employment Soldier Wellington Lines Aldershot United Kingdom Source:9131698 1911
1911
service British Army Private 8286 East Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:9131698 1911
1911
location Wellington Lines, Aldershot, Hampshire United Kingdom military residence address Source:9131698 1911
1915
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:9598568 30th June 1915
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:9598599
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:7459984
enlistment Whitehall, London United Kingdom Source:9131685
service British Army Source:7459984
service British Army Serjeant 8286 East Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:7459984
location Halifax, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:9131685
1915
death Killed in Action Killed on day of British surprise attack on German held Hooge crater near Ypres. Papers reported that he was killed attempting to rescue a wounded officer. Hooge Belgium Source:7459984 Source:9598549 9th August 1915
burial Ypres (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Source:7459984

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Edward
Initials JE
Last Name Wood,
Source 7459984
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Halifax, Yorkshire United Kingdom
Wellington Lines, Aldershot, Hampshire United Kingdom military residence address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 8286 East Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Private
British Army
British Army 8286 East Yorkshire Regiment 1st Battalion Serjeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DCM British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ettie Amelia Wood mother
Joe Wood father

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 Deborah102878
Medal Index Cards Transcription Deborah102878
British armed forces and overseas births and baptisms Transcription Deborah102878
British armed forces and overseas births and baptisms Transcription Deborah102878
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Deborah102878

External Evidence

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Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion - Wood Lyndon57614
Photograph and information about Sgt. John Edward Wood Lyndon57614

Multimedia

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Pride and Industry Deborah102878
Remembrance Deborah102878
Newspaper cutting showing Sgt. John Edward Wood. Lyndon57614
Sargeant John Edward Wood. Lyndon57614

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