John William Wood (c.1882-1917)
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, JOHN WILLIAM. Private. No 82052. 23rd Company, Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No 29676 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Slaithwaite. Married, with three children. Lived 28 Grange Cottages, Marsden. He formerly resided at Slaithwaite and attended Zion Baptist Church and Sunday School, Slaithwaite. Employed as a weaver by Messrs George Mallinson and Sons Limited, Linthwaite. Was a member of the Marsden Socialist Club. Played cricket with the Marsden Second Eleven. Enlisted 4.10.1916. Had only been in Belgium eight weeks when he was killed in action on 7.10.1917. He was 35 years of age. Buried MOTOR CAR CORNER CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row B, Grave 32.
- ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.