Images courtesy of the Ling family.
Born: 27th November 1912, Ipswich.
Died: 18th June 1945; age: 32; as a Japanese PoW – Sandakan Camp, Sabah, Malaya.
Residence: 12, Wolsey Street, Ipswich.
Rank: Bombardier; Service Number: 1478001.
Regiment: Royal Artillery, 48 Battery, 2nd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment.
Final resting place unknown.
Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of Olive Woods, of Ipswich.
Father: Frederick John Woods, born 1881, Ipswich – died 27th November 1914, of Phthisis Pulmonalis, at 20, Great Whip Street, Ipswich. Lily present at the death. A Salesman – Leather Merchant.
Mother: Lily Maud Woods (nee Cason), born 1881, Ipswich – 1922, Ipswich.
Step Father: Edwin Henry Hammond, born January 1882. A Signwriter & Grainer House Painter & Decorator.
Hammond/Woods family home – 81, Reynolds Road, Ipswich.
In 1940, Ipswich, Edward married Olive Bergdahl, born March 1919, Ipswich, of 12, Wolsey Street, Ipswich. A Machinist – Underwear.
Olive Bergdahl- daughter to Ellis George Bergdahl.
Probate to Olive Woods – widow.