Ernest Charles WOOD

WOOD, Ernest Charles

Service Number: 1751
Enlisted: 17 May 1915, 2nd Reinforcement Draft
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Kensington, Victoria, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Sandringham, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Piano Tuner
Died: Killed in Action, Pozieres, Picardie, Departement de la Somme, France, 27 July 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kensington ANA Flemington Branch No69 Honour Roll, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

17 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1751, 22nd Infantry Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement Draft
16 Jul 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1751, 22nd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '14' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Demosthenes embarkation_ship_number: A64 public_note: ''
15 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1751, 22nd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
27 Jul 1916: Involvement Sergeant, 1751, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1751 awm_unit: 22 Battalion awm_rank: Sergeant awm_died_date: 1916-07-27

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of George Charles and Isabella Wood, of "Belwood"; Abbott St., Sandringham, Victoria. Born at Kensington, Victoria.