Woods Norman Cpl 4449482

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Personnel Entry

Cpl N Woods' CWGC headstone.
Cpl N Woods' CWGC headstone.

Name Woods Norman
Army number 4449482
Rank Cpl
Date of birth Born West Hartlepool 1913, mother's maiden surname James.
Age 27
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry 16/1/33 as a Regular soldier for 7/5 years. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served BEF? Served Iceland. DIED - one of two men - as a result of an accidental shooting in Iceland 2/1/1941.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed but possibly 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 02-Jan-41
Home address Resident of Durham City. Killed as a result of an accidental gun-shot wound - Bren LMG incident, Iceland. Buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI