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Hugh Edward Wood

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hugh Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Wood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/959 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 June 1895 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Valley Road, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    G.S. Wood (father), Valley Road, Mangapapa, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/959 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 WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Believed killed with his entire platoon ( mass grave ) by ( friendly ) shell fire Public - Chris - Other relative - 20 April 2018 - Photograph of grave in Sailly Au Bois shows 7 gravestones all together. Note about "friendly" shell from Family verbal history

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of G. S. Wood, of Valley Rd., Mangapapa, Gisborne, New Zealand.

    He is commemorated on the bell Beaumont Hamel given by Norman Gordon De Cent and Marjorie L.F. De Cent for the National War Memorial Carillon, Wellington. Kenneth Owen De Cent is commemorated on the same bell. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 May 1918 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM I. H. 3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • National War Memorial Carillon, 41 Buckle Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Gisborne: Roll of Honour Public - Chris - Other relative - 20 April 2018 - Roll of Honour on East internal wall of church

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 April 2018ChrisNZOther relative
28 February 2018Christopher James Dannevirke NZFriend

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