WOOD, George Huntly
(Service number 3/2053)

First Rank Captain Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Medical practitioner
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs A. Wood (wife), Saint Andrews, near Timaru, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 11th Reinforcements New Zealand Medical Corps
Date 1 April 1916
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti
Embarked From Wellington, NZ Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Medical Corps, Mounted Field Ambulance

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD)

Award Circumstances and Date

London Gazette, 1 December 1916, p11808: Mentioned in despatches from General Sir Alexander Murray, K.C.B; Commander-in-Chief, Egyptian Expeditionary Force

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 11 August 1916 Age
Place of Death Egypt
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Memorial Reference F 129
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial; St Andrews War memorial (as Dr Huntly Wood)

Biographical Notes

Prior to World War One, Wood was the doctor in the village of St Andrews


Cenotaph (26 August 2013); SCRoll web submission from B Sommerfeld, 26 February 2015 & 24 February 2019

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Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum)

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