Woods, George –

Son of Thomas and Polly Woods, of 25, Oxford Grove, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Ellen Woods, of 45, Strachan Street East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Served four years with the Bolton Volunteers before emigrating to Canada. Died at No.20 General Hospital, Camiers, from gunshot wounds to abdomen received 21/02/1917.

Personal details

  • Surname: Woods
  • Forename: George
  • Date of birth: December 19th, 1890
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 28
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: February 26th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 10th Company, Canadian Machine Gun Corps.
  • Service number: 174418
  • Regiment: Canadian Imperial Forces
  • Enlistment date: September 7th, 1915 - 1915-09-07
  • Enlistment location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Conflict: WW1


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 09/03/1917 16/03/1917 07/12/1917 01/03/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5g 6f/g* S21* 6g

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