Harry Wood (c.1898-1918)

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Harry Wood

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, HARRY. Ordinary Seaman. No J/74600. Royal Navy. HMS Louvain. Son of Matthew Henry Wood of Dunford Bridge, Holmfirth. Attended Townhead School. Employed by Mrs Jonas Wagstaffe, stone merchant. Enlisted 18.7.1917. After undergoing training he left Devonport on 1.1.1918. Killed in action involving a submarine in the Mediterrean on 20.1.1918. He was 19 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Brother of Private OLIVER WOOD died of pneumonia following wounds, 8.9.1917.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Ordinary Seaman HARRY WOOD
  • regiment: Royal Navy
  • died: Sunday, January 20, 1918
  • age: 19 years
  • record ID: 3046903