Monday, 31 October 2016

Charles Waldegrave Wood 1883 - 1915

Charles Waldegrave Wood Barnsley Chronicle 18th March 1916
With thanks to Barnsley Archives

Military Service:
Regiment and Battalion: Durham Light Infantry 1/8 Battalion
Service number and Rank: 2920 Private
Awards: British War Medal, Victory Medal and 1915 Star

Death:    26th April 1914  age 32
Remembered: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium
Panel Reference: Panel 36 and 38

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:

Charles Waldegrave Wood was the son of Joseph Matthias and Sarah Ann Wood of 70 Gawber Road Barnsley

St Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial
Monk Bretton War Memorial Cross Street Monk Bretton
Monk Bretton, St Paul's Church, WW1 Memorial Tablet 
Monk Bretton, St Paul's Church, WW1 Memorial Book   
Barnsley Grammar School Old Boys WW1
St Paul's Old Town WW1

Links & Notes:

Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Charles Waldegrave Wood was a school master who lived in Marske on Sea, when he joined the army.

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