BERTIE SKAM WOOD

Bertie is remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

Born: 31st October 1893, 34, Elliott Street, Ipswich.

Died: 6th April 1918; age 25; Died of Wounds.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 19th August 1914 – France.

 

Rank: Driver; Service Number: T/30460.

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

P.IX.F.10A.

St. Sever Cemetery Extension,

Rouen,

Seine-Maritime,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   11, Beaufort Street, Ipswich.

 

Bertie was 7 years old and living with his mother & brother.

Laura Jemima Wood, 41, a Cook – Domestic, born Sudbury, Suffolk.

Stanley William Alfred Wood, 10, born Ipswich.

1 boarder.

 

1911   ‘Three Jolly Sailors’ 110 – 112, Handford Road, Ipswich.

 

Bertie was 17 years old, a Labourer. He was living with his mother, mother’s husband, and his children.

Thomas Charles Hines, 49, a Beer Retailer, born Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Laura Hines, 49.

Maude Coleman Hines, 12, born Ipswich.

Clare May Hines, 10, born Ipswich.

William Henry Hines, 7, born Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Laura Hines – mother.

 

Bertie is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Matthew’s Church, Ipswich.

 

Extra information and help courtesy of David Horne.

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