A kind gentleman has sent us these pictures of his great uncle:
Lance Corporal Peter Wood. Service number 14056 of the 8th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers. His name appears on panel 128 of the Loos Memorial, and also on the Lychgate at St. Stephen's Church in Swinton. He was killed in action (gas attack) at Hulluch, France in the First World War on 29 Apr 1916. He was 21. He was born in Salford.
Name: WOOD, PETER Initials: P Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Lance Corporal Regiment/Service: Royal Dublin Fusiliers Unit Text: 8th Bn. Age: 21 Date of Death: 29/04/1916 Service No: 14056 Additional information: Husband of Mary Jane Wood, of 13, Long St., Swinton, Manchester. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 127 to 129. Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL :poppy: