Wood G.

Private G. Wood   Service number 18823 bedfordshire regiment

Regiment Bedfordshire Regiment

Date of birth

Date of death 11th August 1916

Age at death


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CHARLES WOOD: Born 1892, Charles spent his early years in Bethnal Green and Limehouse. Aged 21 he married Norah King, (also 21) on 3 August 1913, at St John the Evangelist, Limehouse.  At the time of his marriage Charles was employed as a Carman (goods delivery) and Norah as a Tailoress. The marriage produced two children, a boy and a girl.  Charles enlisted at Stratford, joining the Bedfordshire Regiment, disembarking in France during May 1915. Charles died of wounds at the Devonport Military Hospital, aged 24, on 11 August 1916.