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William Henry Wood

In memory of:

Private William Henry Wood

July 23, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

775584

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

116TH Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 29, 1899

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wood, of Bolton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 352 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

H. 15.

Location:

Bruay is a large village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 26 kilometres north-west of Arras. Leave Bruay on the N.41 heading north towards Berck. Turn right where signposts indicate Lews/Calonne Riquart. After 400 metres turn right again, sign Cimetiere Ouest. Continue up the hill past the miner memorial. The cemetery is found after one kilometre on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is in the far right hand corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Temporary grave marker– This is the original Grave Marker put up in 1917
  • Newspaper clipping– this is from a News Paper 1975
  • Photo of William Henry Wood– Caption (pg. 390):  MEN OF PEEL KILLED DURING THE GREAT WAR.  Author - William Perkins Bull. "From Brock to Currie: the military development and exploits of Canadians in general and of the men of Peel in particular, 1791 to 1930."  Toronto, 1935.

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