Wood William James (Jack) Private 14280667

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Name Wood William James (known as Jack)
Army number 14280667
Rank Private
Decorations Not known
Date of birth There are several possible birth dates but information insufficiently specific to identify the correct one.
Age 21 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the General Staff Corps. Transferred to the Middlesex Regiment. Posted to the 2nd Battalion, Princess Louise's Kensington Regiment. Died - possibly as a result of an accident - 10/6/1945.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not known
Joined Brigade Not yet known
Promotions Not known
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 10/6/1945. Initially interred in Hagen Cemetery, Germany map reference 840060 then re-buried on 3/11/1947 in Grave 2. F. 3. Munster Heath War Cemetery. Headstone inscription - "IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR SON JACK. R.I.P. MUM".
Home address Son of James W. and Dorothy Wood, of South Tottenham, Middlesex.
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