Wood, William –

Husband of Mrs. F. E. Wood, of 6, Armstrong Street, Horwich, Lancashire, and formerly of 169, Chorley New Road, Horwich, Lancashire. Enlisted September 1915. Reported missing and subsequently presumed killed.

Personal details

  • Surname: Wood
  • Forename: William
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Wigan, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Horwich, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 31
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 1st, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 20853
  • Regiment: King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Horwich, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 23/03/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6f/g*

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