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Ernest WOOD

Private 33093 Ernest WOOD of 13th Bn., Cheshire Regiment

Died of Wounds Sunday 29th October 1916, No.1 Australian General Hospital, France , age 21

Home address:16 Queen Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1895, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Betsy Wood and Joseph Wood of 12 Burkett Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Weaver, Ashton Bros.
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France,   O. I. K. 5.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Suffered an injury to the left leg which led to its amputation. He died a few hours after the amputation took place.

From the Hyde Reporter, 11th November 1916, page 3, column 3:

The official news of his death came on Sunday. Private Wood was, so his father stated, born on a Sunday, wounded on a sunday, and died on a Sunday.