Wood, Charles Herbert

Regimental Number: 439766
Rank: Private
Branch: 52nd Battalion

Charles was born in Hanwell, England on April 28, 1884. His wife Sarah and daughter Priscilla came to the South Peace in 1917, where Sarah filed on NW 25-71-9-W6 (proxy for Charles). Charles had enlisted in the Canadian Army in September of 1915. His brother Edgar also served in the Canadian Army. According to his medical records, Charles suffered from pleurisy in 1916. Daughter Priscilla died in 1921 at the age of 8 and was buried in the Mountain Side Cemetery. Charles’s service file indicates that he was living in Ontario in 1922. He died in Ontario on September 24, 1972.

Sources: Lake Saskatoon Reflections p. 10; Along the Wapiti p. 282