Stretford WW1 

Ernest Wood

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:06th Bn [1]
Name of Rgt or Ship:Manchester Rgt
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:Gallipoli
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial
Town Memorial:Stretford
Extra Information:
Disembarked from HMS "Derfflinger" onto 'W' beach on 6th May to position
west of Krithia on Gallipoli Peninsular.  Each man carried 200 rounds of
ammunition, 2 days food supply, pick & shovel.  Took part in 3rd battle of
Krithia on 4th June.

CD gives town of residence as Mellor, Stockport.    *Cenotaph states that
he was a Private, as does the local newspaper reporting Manchester Rgt

Local newspaper states that he lived at 229 Kings Road, Old Trafford.

Commemorated on the family gravestone in Stretford Cemetery.
Memorials found on:
St. Hilda's (Old Trafford)
Stretford Borough Memorial Book
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