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Private Harry Wood (202956)

4th Bn, The Worcestershire Regiment, 88th Brigade, 29th Division, B.E.F.

Capbadge of the Worcestershire Regiment

Malvern Commemoration: St Matthias Malvern Link

Burial/Commemoration: Lijssenthoek

Nature of Death: Died of wounds Flanders 13/4/1918

Age: 28

Next of Kin: Son of Mary Wood of 3 Pretoria Villas, Merick Road, Malvern Link

Education: Malvern Link C.E. School

Previous Employment: A gardener at The Lodge, Malvern for Mr H Mitchell

Pte Harry Wood, born in Worcester joined the Worcestershire Regiment [1] at Worcester. He was the only son of Mrs Wood a widow of 3 Pretoria Villas, Merrick Road, Malvern Link. His service number indicates that he served with the 1/7th or 2/7th Worcesters. He died of wounds whilst serving with the 4th Battalion on the 13th April 1918.

Before joining the Colours two years ago he was employed at The Lodge, Malvern, the residence of Mr H Mitchell, as a gardener.

Malvern News 27/4/18


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