|Place of birth||Beeac, Victoria|
|School||State School, Beeac, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, J Woods, Beeac, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the 71st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Colac, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||21|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 15), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Joseph and Helen G. WOODS|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 1447 Pte William Alexander WOODS, 29th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917; Cousin: 3353 Pte Charles Harold BUTCHER, 60th Bn, killed in action, 27 April 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined 7th Bn, Gallipoli, 5 August 1915.
Wounded in action, Lone Pine, 8-9 August 1915 (gun shot wound, left arm); admitted to No 3 Field Ambulance, 9 August 1915; transferred to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 13 August 1915; transferred to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 13 August 1915; to A&NZ Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 21 August 1915; discharged to A&NZ Convalescent Depot, 24 August 1915.
Embarked Alexandria for Gallipoli, 11 September 1915; rejoined 7th Bn, Sarpi Camp, Lemnos, 17 September 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to and taken on strength of 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 16 March 1916; promoted Corporal, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presumed Buried in No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WOODS Walter Wallace
Red Cross file 3020102