Archibald HOOD


HOOD, Archibald

Service Number: 840
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Glasgow, Scotland, 1891
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: North Kelvinside Highgrade School,
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 13 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 111, Row B, Grave 48 Headstone inscription reads: In memory of the dearly loved son of Mr. and Mrs. Hood of Glasgow
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 840, Enlisted at Sydney
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 840, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, SN 840, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
3 Apr 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal
13 Aug 1915: Involvement Corporal, SN 840, 1st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Robert and Clara Hood of 26 Agnes Street, Maryhill, Glasgow

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

Also served 6 months in the Scottish Territorials