Alfred Edward WOOD

WOOD, Alfred Edward

Service Number: 235
Enlisted: 28 August 1914, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, 1894
Home Town: Kurri Kurri, Cessnock, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wheeler
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 2 May 1915
Cemetery: Walkers Ridge Cemetery
Special Memorial, Grave 25 Rev. W. Grant officiated Headstone inscription reads: The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away, Walker's Ridge Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kurri Kurri War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 235, 2nd (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 235, 2nd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 235, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas and Mary Wood of 'Australia', Aberdare Street, Kurri Kurri, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Militia for 2 years