Biography of Private Frederick James william Wood (689741)
Northern Command Lab. Centre, Labour Corps Regiment
Died 11th December 1920


  • Name: Frederick James William Wood
  • Date of birth: 1900
  • Place of Birth: Ingoldsby, Lincolnshire, England
  • Date of Birth Registration: April – June 1900
  • Place of Birth Registration: Grantham, Lincolnshire, England


  • Name: James Wood
  • DOB: 1865
  • Place of Birth: Scawby, Lincolnshire, England
  • Occupation: Unknown
  • Do not think he is Frederick father as he died before is was born.


  • Name: Anne Elizabeth Emms
  • DOB: 5th February 1871
  • Place Of Birth: Frieston, Lincolnshire, Englnd
  • Marriage: 1889 Glanford Brigg District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • Bertha Elizabeth Alice Wood, 1890, Scawby
  • Stanley Ernest Wood, 1983, Scawby
  • Frederick James William Wood, 1900, Ingoldsby


  • 1901: Frederick is living with his grandparents in Ingoldsby, Lincolnshire.
  • 1911: Frederick is living with his mother and step father at 62 Wood View, Bourne, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 10 and he is listed as being at school.
Relatives in services

  • None found


  • No marriage for Frederick has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.

Newspaper Mentions

  • Grantham Journal Saturday 18th December 1920
    OBITUARY – The funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon of Pte. Fred Woods, who died the previous Saturday, after a somewhat lingering illness, contracted whilst in the Army, at Weelsby Camp, Grimsby, where, owing to the tents being overturned in a gale, deceased caught pneumonia, consumption supervening.  Deceased, whohad been brought up in a Military School, had been connected, more or less, with the Army for greater part of his life.  The funeral was conducted by Canon Grinter, and the coffin was borne by four members of the N.F.D.  S.  & S., who were represented at the funeral by Mr. A. L. Smith, and amonst the wreaths was one from the Federation.

Military Records

Attestation Papers

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Soldier’s Died In The Great War

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Pension Records

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Effects Left To

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  • None found
  • Silver War Badge No. 474890


  • UK:
  • Bourne, Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens


  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
  • In memory of Private Frederick James william Wood, 689741, Northern Command Lab. Centre, Labour Corps Regiment who died on 11 December 1920 Age 20
  • Son of James and Annie Elizabeth Wood, of 62, Wood View, Bourne.  Born at Ingoldsby, Lincs.
  • Remembered with honour, Bourne Cemetery
  • Inscription: AT REST

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

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