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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave in Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium 
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
11 Nov 1893
Nottingham
He was the son of Thomas and Margaret Wood and the brother of William, Annie, Thomas, Lily, Gerty and Mabel Wood. In 1911 they lived at 8 Churchill Street Lenton Nottingham.
30 Oct 1917
23
492320 - CWGC Website
781577
Sapper
49th Bn Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Poelcapelle British Cemetery Grave Reference: 11.F.5
Personal inscription, CWGC headstone: 'Memories cling' Obituaries published in the 'Nottingham Evening Post', dated 21st November 1917: - “WOOD. - Killed in action, October 30th, Pte. George Wood, Canadians, late of Lenton. Duty nobly done. - Loving sister Gertie, brother-in-law Alf. “WOOD.- Killed in action, October 30th, Pte. George Wood, Canadians, late of Old Lenton. A noble life laid down. - Loving father, mother, and family, brothers Will and Tom (in France). “WOOD. - Killed in action, October 30th, Pte. George Wood, Canadians. Beautiful memories linger in the hearts of those who loved him best. - Sister Mabel & friend Alice.” Obituaries courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 Nottingham Evening Post, ‘Roll of Honour’. 28 November 1917: ‘Wood. Killed in action, October 30th, Private George Wood, Canadian Forces, late of Old Lenton. Sleep on dear brother, thy toil is o’er. Loving sister Lily and brother-in-law Charlie (Birmingham).’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave in Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium 
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    George Henry Wood - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave in Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium Courtesy of Murray Biddle