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Caleb Richard Wood

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Winyard, T.H. - Wood, C. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Winyard, T.H. - Wood, C. (photo J H …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Caleb Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Wood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1238 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 September 1882 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra LondonEngland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 60 Randolph Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Richard Wood (father), 23 Prestage Buildings, Poplar, London, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1238 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of disease AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 4" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      149 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Caleb Wood was the son of Richard and Agnes Wood, of 23 Prestage Buildings, Prestage St., Poplar, London, England.

    Embarked Auckland, 18 December 1915; disembarked Plymouth, England, 18 February 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 19 March 1916.
    Admitted to 14th Field Ambulance, 26 May 1916 (shell shock); transferred to Divisional Rest Station, 1 June 1916; rejoined unit from hospital, 3 June 1916.
    Admitted to 42nd Field Ambulance, 4 July 1916 (debility); transferred same day to 14th Divisional Rest Station; to Convalescent Depot, Havre, 11 July 1916; to Base Depot, Etaples, 16 July 1916.
    Detached to Segregation Camp,25 July 1916.
    Detached to Headquarters, 1st Anzac Pioneer Bn, in the field, 25 September 1916, and attached to Sanitary Section, Bailleul, 25 September 1916.
    Attached to No 4 Section, B Echelon, 24 October 1916.
    Admitted to 104th Field Ambulance, 2 November 1916 (influenza); transferred to Divisional Rest Station, 5 November 1916; to No 2 Casualty Clearing Station, 6 November 1916.
    Died of typhoid fever, No 2 Casualty Clearing Station, 3.20 pm, 14 November 1916.

    Parents: Richard and Agnes Wood, 23 Prestage Buildings, Prestage Street, Poplar, London, England AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    14 November 1916 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM III. A. 225. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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