Private G. Wood Service number 18823
Regiment Bedfordshire Regiment
Date of birth
Date of death 11th August 1916
Age at death
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.