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Ilkeston Derbyshire
He was the son of Alfred (died J/F/M/1911) and Jane Wood and the brother of Charles, Arthur, Florence Harriet and Ida Wood. In 1901 they lived at 17 Hanford Street Ilkeston Derbyshire. In 1911 they lived at 9 Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, along with a servant Dora Draycott.
He was a draper's assistant in 1911.
12 Oct 1916
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1555282 - CWGC Website
37209
Private
2nd Bn Lancashire Fusiliers
Formerly 44686 The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment) He was killed on 12 October 1916. He has no known grave and is commemorted on the Thiepval Memorial (Pier and Face 3 C and 3 D).
Nottingham Evening Post, ‘Roll of Honour’, 2 November 1916: ‘Wood. Killed in action , October 12th, 1916, Private Alfred Wood, Lancashire Fusiliers. With deepest sympathy from his fellow workers, Beatrice A. Sims, Lilian E. Moore, Ursula Smith, Dorothy J/ Wood, and Alice M. Revill.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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