Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
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|
|He enlisted in:||Hyde, Cheshire|
|Remembered on:||Thiepval Memorial Somme, France, Memorial Grave Hyde Cemetery, Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C|
|Link with Hyde:||Born in Hyde|
Manchester Evening news, December 8th 1916, Page 2, Column 5.
Hyde Reporter, December 9th 1916, Page 5, Column 2.
Commonwealth War Grave says died aged 23, when he was actually aged 22.