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Lewis Cecil Wood

Portrait of Staff Sergeant Major Lewis Cecil Wood MM, FL20419420, Archives New Zealand. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lewis Cecil AWMM
  • Surname
    Wood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    194 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    ChristchurchCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E G Wood, The Esplanade, Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    194 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      'In front of FLEURBAIX on the night 30th September/1st October, 1916, this N.C.O. participated in a raid on a strong point in the German trenches north of BAS MAISNIL. He displayed great bravery and devotion to duty throughout. On entering the enemy trenches he encountered a German, and after a struggle, killed him. He examined and gained valuable information about a listening post in the enemy wire and destroyed a machine gun emplacement. His conduct was exemplary.' - AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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