David Stephen Wood

M, #5853, b. 25 May 1893, d. 31 July 1917
     David Stephen Wood was born on 25 May 1893 at 10 Roanheads, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Wood and Margaret Jane McDonald. His family was known by the tee-name of "King". David Stephen Wood was a Company Sergeant Major in the Highland Light Infantry. David died on 31 July 1917 at Belgium at age 24.3,2


  1. [S4572] David Stephen Wood, Register of Births in the District of Peterhead in the County of Aberdeen, "David Stephen Wood, 1893, May Twenty fifth 5h P.M. at 10 Roanheads, Peterhead, Male. Father: John Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Jane Wood M. S. McDonald, married 1884 September 13th in Peterhead. Informant: John Wood, His X mark, Father, Jno. Paterson Assistant Registrar Witness. Registered: 1893, June 24th At Peterhead, Jno. Paterson Assistant Registrar. AR."
  2. [S4427] Adam Wood, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Adam Wood of Rutherglen, Scotland.
  3. [S4573] Debt of Honour Register and certificate, Service No 11712, "In Memory of Company Serjeant Major David Wood D C M, 11712, 12th Bn., Highland Light Infantry who died on 31 July 1917 Age 23, Son of Mrs. Margaret Wood. Remembered with Honour, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. "