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Henry Edwin WOOD

Regimental number3869
Place of birthCorrawallen, Co Leitrim, Ireland
OccupationGrocer's assistant
Address42 Toxteth Road, Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss N Wood, 42 Toxteth Road, Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row R, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Johnston A. and Margaret WOOD
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 1st Bn, Tel el Kebir, 14 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.

Wounded in action, 11 June 1916; admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 12 June 1916 (gun shot wound, penetrating abdomen: dangerous); died of wounds, 12 June 1916.

Buried in Estaires Communal Cemetery, Rev. P. Baker, attached to 1 CCS, officiating.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOOD Henry Edwin

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