Robert William WOOD

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WOOD, Robert William

Service Number: 2899
Enlisted: 17 October 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Pirie, South Australia, September 1896
Home Town: Whyalla (Formerly Hummock's Hill), Whyalla, South Australia
Schooling: Solomontown Public School and Port Pirie School of Mines
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Died of wounds, London, England, 23 October 1918
Cemetery: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Pirbright, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2899, Adelaide, South Australia
16 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2899, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2899, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Adelaide
13 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2899, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
26 May 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2899, 43rd Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", 2nd occasion - Gas
22 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2899, 43rd Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days", 3rd occasion - GSW (arms)

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