We remember Harry Blanshard Wood

We remember Harry Blanshard Wood

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Timeline

Timeline

1874
sibling Laura Preston Wood Source:8566021 1874
1876
sibling Jessie Grace Davis Wood Source:8566021 1876
1880
sibling Hilda Jane Wood Source:8566021 1880
1882
birth Newton on Derwent, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8553170 21st June 1882
1885
sibling Elizabeth A Wood Source:8566013 1885
1891
location Strensall, York United Kingdom parents address Source:8566014 1891
1901
location Strensall, York United Kingdom parents address Source:8566014 1901
1901
employment Contractors Labourer York United Kingdom Source:8566014 1901
1903
service British Army Private 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:6626343 4th February 1903 - 14th August 1903
1903
employment Regular Soldier British Army London United Kingdom Source:6626343 4th February 1903 - 4th February 1911
1903
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:6626343 4th February 1903
1903
events Education Training United Kingdom Source:6626343 10th June 1903
1903
service British Army Lance Corporal 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:6626343 14th August 1903 - 22nd May 1905
1904
events Instruction Classes Training United Kingdom Source:6626343 14th April 1904
1905
events Education Training Source:6626343 15th April 1905
1905
service British Army Corporal 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:6626343 22nd May 1905 - 16th June 1905
1905
service British Army Lance Sergeant 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:6626343 16th June 1905 - 6th May 1908
1908
events Tried by District Court Martial Military Discipline London United Kingdom Source:6626343 6th May 1908
1908
service British Army Private 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:6626343 6th May 1908 - 4th February 1911
1911
discharge Source:6626343 4th February 1911
1914
employment Soldier British Army Source:6626343 5th August 1914 - 3rd February 1916
1914
service British Army Private 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:6626343 5th August 1914 - 17th October 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6626343 5th October 1914 - 17th October 1914
1914
service British Army Private 4796 Scots Guards 3rd Battalion Source:6626343 17th October 1914 - 24th May 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6626343 24th May 1915 - 27th January 1916
1915
service British Army Private 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:6626343 24th May 1915 - 27th January 1916
1916
service British Army Private 4796 Scots Guards 3rd Battalion Source:6626343 27th January 1916 - 3rd February 1916
1916
discharge Source:6626343 3rd February 1916
1917
employment Soldier British Army Source:6626343 17th January 1917 - 8th July 1919
1917
service British Army Private 16444 Scots Guards 3rd Battalion Source:6626343 17th January 1917 - 16th February 1917
1917
service British Army Lance Corporal 16444 Scots Guards 3rd Battalion Source:6626343 16th February 1917 - 29th March 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6626343 20th March 1918 - 9th March 1919
1918
service British Army Lance Corporal 16444 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:6626343 29th March 1918 - 13th October 1918
1918
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:8565994 15th August 1918
1918
service British Army Corporal 16444 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:6626343 13th October 1918 - 20th October 1918
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8565994 13th October 1918
1918
service British Army Lance Sergeant 16444 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Source:6626343 20th October 1918 - 8th July 1919
1919
discharge Source:6626343 8th July 1919
1924
death Not War Related Bristol United Kingdom Source:8553170 Source:8565950 15th August 1924
burial Arnos Vale Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Bristol United Kingdom Source:8565950

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harry Blanshard
Initials HB
Last Name Wood
Source 8548485
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Strensall, York United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Strensall, York United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 16444 Scots Guards 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 16444 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 16444 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Corporal
British Army 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Corporal
British Army 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Lance Sergeant
British Army 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 4796 Scots Guards 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 4796 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 4796 Scots Guards 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 16444 Scots Guards 3rd Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 16444 Scots Guards 2nd Battalion Lance Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Maria Nichol Wood nee Dey mother
John Wood father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth A Wood sister 1885
Laura Preston Wood sister 1874
Hilda Jane Wood sister 1880
Jessie Grace Davis nee Wood sister 1876

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription A25413
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

External Evidence

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Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
York Press: Meet the seven heroes from York and North Yorkshire who won the Victoria Cross M2740
H B Wood VC M2740

Multimedia

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Harry Blanshard Wood VC M2740
Harry Wood VC M2740

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