George Arthur WOOD

Regimental number2658
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
AddressNewtown, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ida May Wood, Newtown, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin Arthur and Lucy WOOD; Wife: Ida May WOOD
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal