Woods, John –

Son of Thomas M. and Alice Hannah Woods; husband of Bessie Woods, of 6, Heywood Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 2015, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Formerly RE/256624, 98th Light Railway Crew Company, Royal Engineers. Drowned at sea en-route to Egypt.

Personal details

  • Surname: Woods
  • Forename: John
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 27
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: December 31st, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 365th Reserve Employment Company.
  • Service number: 342671
  • Regiment: Labour Corps
  • Enlistment date: August 4th, 1914 - 1914-08-04
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 19/07/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d/g*

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