Percy Reuben (Nugget) WOOD


WOOD , Percy Reuben

Service Numbers: 3003, 3003B
Enlisted: 6 June 1916, Gundagai, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Willoughby, New South Wales, 5 October 1891
Home Town: Coolac, Gundagai, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Wounds (shrapnel), Cootamundra, New South Wales, 3 November 1919, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Coolac Anglican Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

6 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3003, 56th Infantry Battalion, Gundagai, New South Wales
25 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3003, 56th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Sydney
25 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3003, 56th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Mar 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 19th Infantry Battalion
9 Apr 1918: Wounded Villers-Bretonneux, Gas
11 Aug 1918: Wounded "The Last Hundred Days", Wounded 2nd occasion
21 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3003B, 19th Infantry Battalion

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Shrapnel wounds received while in action in France caused many months in hospital before he died from his injuries.