Leofric WOOD

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WOOD, Leofric

Service Number: 2049
Enlisted: 30 January 1915, Enlisted at Northam, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Somerset, England, United Kingdom, 1894
Home Town: Northam, Northam, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness (Dysentery), At sea (HS Neuralia), 2 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Chaplain C. Dobson officiated Panel 34
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Northam Fallen
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World War 1 Service

30 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2049, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Northam, WA
29 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2049, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2049, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 18 years

Son of Frederic Wood and Amy Elizabeth Wood nee Pizey of Wrington, Somerset, England. Brother of Hilderic Wood of Tammin, Western Australia and Godric Wood

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