Tom Wood (c.1897-1917)

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, TOM. Corporal. No 242571. 'C' Company, 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar. Son of Samson and Miriam Wood, 61 Fern House, Golcar. Employed in the bootmaking department at the Golcar Cooperative Society, Brook Lane. Attended Golcar Baptist Sunday School. Was a member of the Golcar Central Liberal Club. Enlisted 3.4.1916. Embarked for France on Christmas Day, 1916. Killed in action by a sniper on 10.10.1917 during the Battle of Passchendaele. He was 20 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Golcar Baptist Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission