Percy Wood (c.1890-1916)

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Percy Wood (c.1890-1916)

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, PERCY. Lance Corporal. No 9/12654. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Great Northern Street, Huddersfield. Educated Thomas Street Council School. Employed as a tailor's presser by Messrs Bairstow and Sons and Company Limited. Husband of Mary Wood, 8 School Lane, Paddock, Huddersfield. Enlisted at the outbreak of the war. Suffered serious head wounds on 2.3.1916. Admitted to No 10 Casualty Clearing Station, where he died of wounds on 3.3.1916. He was 25 years of age. Buried LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row D, Grave 46.
ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission