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Joseph Wood

Joseph Wood

Date of Birth



Borough Road College


Treeton C.S., Yorks, West Riding

Service number


WW1 rank

Second Lieutenant

Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derby Regiment)

Theatre of war

France, Europe

Date of death

26/27 September 1917


Tyne Cot Memorial, (Grave/Memorial reference: Panel 99-102 and 162-162A)


Second Lieutenant Joseph Wood was the son of Levi and Alice Wood. He attended Borough Road College for 2 years, and whilst at the college captained the Harriers 1911-1912 as well as competing in an inter-college sport day in 1912. He is listed as being destined for Treeton C.S., Yorkshire, West Riding. Wood enlisted into the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and was later commissioned into the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derby Regiment). He was killed on 27 September 1917, possibly during the 3rd Battle of Ypres, aged 26.


Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, 1911-12 Club Officers Photo [BRCCO 005], BRCSYG033, 1913 Annual reports, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission)