Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Ernest WOOD

Corporal 5083 Ernest WOOD of 63rd Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), (Formerly 19169 Yorkshire Light Infantry)

Killed in Action Sunday 19th November 1916, France & Flanders, age 22

Of:36 Brook Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1894, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Elizabeth Ellen Wood and Fred Wood of 13 Lumn Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Apprentice Fitter
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C of the memorial in Thiepval Memorial Somme, France, Memorial Grave Hyde Cemetery
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde


Commonwealth War Grave says died aged 23, when he was actually aged 22.
He was a well known Hyde Footballer.

Some records incorrectly show the address as Newton, Lancashire.   See our notes on County Confusion.

Lumn Street is now part of Lumn Road.   See our notes on Old Place Names.