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Place of Birth: Grassington, Yorkshire
Service No: 4455
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/7th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1916-11-14
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. H. 4.
CWGC Cemetery: FONCQUEVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: GRASSINGTON, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: HEBDEN, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: LINTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
Hubert Wood was the son of Hubert and Jane Wood, née Park and brother of Private Charley Wood (34381) (q.v.). Their father was born at Threshfield and mother at Thoralby, Yorkshire.
1901 Grassington, Yorkshire Census: Water Lane - Hubert Wood, aged 6 years, born Grassington, son of Hubert and Jane Wood.
1911 Grassington, Yorkshire Census: Laburnum House - Hubert Wood, aged 16 years, born Grassington, son of Hubert and Jane Wood.
The British Army Service Record for Hubert Wood exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Herbert [sic] Wood, 7/4455, W. Rid. R. K. in A. 14.11.16.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Herbert [sic] Wood, 7/4455, 1/7 W. Rid. R. K. in A. 14.11.16.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Hubert Wood, 4455, 1/7th Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: 14.11.16. In Action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - Hubert. £8 3s. 6d.
A short biography of Hubert is included in: ‘Swaledale & Wharfedale Remembered – Aspects of Dales’ life through peace and war’ by Keith Taylor (2006).
See also: ‘Silva Gars’ by John Crowther (1930).
CPGW entry duplicated on page 195-04.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
WOOD, Hubert, West Riding Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Wood, of Grassington, killed in action in France, 1916.
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Private Hubert WOOD
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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