Wood, Harold Ernest

Harold Ernest 


1897 - 1916
Rank Lance Corporal
Service no.22244
Regiment 11th Battalion Leicestershire
DiedAugust 13, 1916



Harold Ernest

Harold was born in Leicester in 1897 to Charles Wood, a shoe pressman, and Florence Emma Wood (nee Stanyon).
They had 11 children –
Charles Henry 1895
Florence Emma 1896
Harold Ernest 1897
Evelyn May 1900
Eva Gertrude 1901
Frank Edward 1903
Arthur Clarence 1905
George James W 1907
Horace Victor 1908
Ethel L 1912
Gladys M 1915

In 1901 census the family lived at 11 Worthington St., Leicester and in 1911 census they had moved to 82 Clipstone St.

Harold became Lance Corporal 22244 11th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment and Died of Wounds on 13.8.1916. He is buried at Doullens Communal Cemetery, Extension 1, France. He is also commemorated at St. Peter’s Church, Leicester.

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