Private John Wood

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

27 Mar 1918


Mr J. A. Burgess, materials merchant, Bute Street

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

15 York Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 25th April 1918
Pte John Wood

Pte John Wood, 30700, 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action in France on March 27th, 1918. He had joined the Beds Regiment in July 1916 and was wounded about a year before his death.

Born in Luton in 1882, a son of George and Louisa Wood, he married Annie Louisa Young at St Matthew's Church, Luton, on October 7th, 1908. The couple had one child, Percy John, born in late 1909.

At the time of John's death, his family were living at 15 York Street, Luton. He had worked for materials merchant Mr J. A. Burgess, of Bute Street, for whom he was employed in the box department.

Individual Location

Pte John Wood

Author: Deejaya

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