Gunner DENNIS WOOD

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Rank Gunner
Forenames DENNIS
Surname WOOD
Initials D
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 11 July 1944
Age 38
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 11414767
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Artillery
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 99 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, CHOUAIN
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location B. 4.
Previous Place(s) of Burial JERUSALEM, CHOUAIN, CALVADOS
Epitaph REST ETERNAL GRANT UNTO HIM, O'LORD: AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON HIM
Family Details SON OF CHARLES STEPHEN AND HELENA WOOD; HUSBAND OF BLANCHE WOOD, OF BETHNAL GREEN, LONDON.

Additional Information

 

 

Gunner DAVID WOODS was fatally wounded by enemy artillery fire on Monday 10th July, and died of his wounds shortly after, on Tuesday 11th July 1944.

 

 

Letter sent to Gunner DENNIS WOODs widow, Blanche,
from Major A. L. Davies, 30th July 1944.

 

 

Original cross grave marker for Gunner Dennis Wood,
at Jerusalem, Chouain, Normandy, 1944.
Very close to his final resting place in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Chouain.

 

 

References
1. Photographs, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Tim, great nephew of Gunner DENNIS WOOD, via Tony Carr.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Tim, great nephew of Gunner DENNIS WOOD, via Tony Carr.
Individual photograph:  
Additional photographs provided by: Tim, great nephew of Gunner DENNIS WOOD, via Tony Carr.
Additional information provided by: Tim, great nephew of Gunner DENNIS WOOD, via Tony Carr.

 

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