Private Job Wood 26819

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Name:  Private Job Wood 26819

Date of Birth:  1891


Church Lane, Anstey

Parents Names: 

Charles (Quarryman)


Occupation before the war:   Quarry worker

Siblings Names:

Florence b.1881  |  Ethel b.1889  |  Alice b.1893  |  Edith b.1895  |  Fred b.1898

Elizabeth (Mary J) b.1900

Date Died:   25.9.1916

Age:  25

Place of Death:   The Somme

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Thiepval Mem., Somme, France

Cause of death:   Killed in action



Leicestershire Regiment


British War Medal

Victory Medal

Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Enlisted 28thMarch 1916 aged 25 years old.
  • Marries Frances Lily Major in April 1911
  • Children – Fred b.12.8.1911 and Charles Ernest b.17.2.1916
  • Widow married Walter Clarke in Brisbane in 1923. Spent the remainder of her life in Australia.