Joe Wood (1898-1917)

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, JOE. Private. No 203085. 2/5th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. Born Kiln Brow, Golcar 24.6.1898. Son of the late Truth and Regina Wood, 29 Thornton Lodge Road, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield. Educated Paddock Church of England School. Employed as a garnet feeder by his father's firm, Messrs Ephraim Wood and Sons, waste pullers, of Crosland Moor. Attended Paddock Church Sunday School. Single. Enlisted September 1916. Killed in action, 26.9.1917, during the Battle of Polygon Wood. He was 19 years of age. Buried BRIDGE HOUSE CEMETERY, LANGEMARCK, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Row A, Grave 5.

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