Gilbert Wood (1892-1918)

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, GILBERT. Corporal. No 305472. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born George Street, Lindley, Huddersfield, 25.3.1892. Son of Albert and Hetty Wood, 41 Quarmby Fold, Quarmby, Huddersfield. Educated Oakes Council School, Lindley. Employed as a woollen fettler by Messrs Seth Garside and Son, Temple Mills, Lindley. Single. Enlisted August 1914. Killed in action, 11.4.1918, aged 26. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Oakes Baptist Church; St. Stephen's Church, Lindley; Huddersfield Drill Hall; Longwood War Memorial.

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