Charlie Wood (c.1895-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

WOOD, CHARLIE. Ordinary Seaman. No J/77668. Royal Navy. HMS Vehement. Son of John and Ann Wood, Station Road, Clayton West. Killed in action by mine explosion in North Sea on 2.8.1918, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Clayton West and High Hoyland War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Ordinary Seaman CHARLIE WOOD
  • regiment: Royal Navy
  • died: Friday, August 2, 1918
  • age: 23 years
  • record ID: 3040474