George Walker Wood (c.1893-1918)

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, GEORGE WALKER. Private. No G/20145. 1st Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment. Formerly No 33752 3rd Reserve Cavalry Regiment. Born Golcar. Son of Mr and Mrs Joseph Wood, 50 Upper Wellhouse, Golcar. Married, with one child. Had served in France and was seriously wounded in the spine. Was admitted to a military hospital at Chichester, where he died of his wounds on 16.11.1918, aged 25 years. Buried WELLHOUSE METHODIST CHAPEL YARD. Grave location:- A, 32.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission