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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

Home address: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:Thiepval Memorial Somme, France,
and a Memorial Grave in Hyde Cemetery,  
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

From the Manchester Evening News, 8th December 1916, page 2, column 5:

He was a well known Hyde footballer, and joined in 1914.

From the Hyde Reporter, 9th December 1916, page 5, column 2:

He was raised by his sister from the age of five.

Commonwealth War Grave says died aged 23, when he was actually aged 22.