Wood, John –

Son of Frederick Richard and M. E. Wood, of 54, Lonsdale Road, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted in January 1916 in the 6th Reserve Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in an accident whilst completing training in flying a seaplane. Younger brother Fred served in the Royal Fusiliers.

Personal details

  • Surname: Wood
  • Forename: John
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 22
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 19th, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant / Flight Cadet
  • Unit: Not known
  • Service number: 116826
  • Regiment: Royal Air Force
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 25/10/1918 01/11/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6h 6c*

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