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12178   Private Thomas Woods
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 13/01/2022
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 3rd Battalion, Irish Guards (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 28/05/1893
Died: 13/10/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 25
Thomas Woods was born in Brantry, Dungannon, County Tyrone. It seems he was born on 28th May 1893. Thomas Woods enlisted in Rutherglen, Glasgow. Private Thomas Woods was serving with the 3rd Battalion of the Irish Guards when he died of wounds at home on 13th October 1918. He was 25 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Rutherglen Cemetery
  Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, 30
Grave Ref: Grave E-911
CWGC Casualty 666848
Rutherglen Cemetery has 87 CWGC casualties, 49 from the First World War. The Cemetery is located on Mill Street in Rutherglen, The cemetery opened in 1881 and holds records from that date.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists a Tommy Woods Possibly lists Thomas as age 7 living relatives at house 4 in Carrycastle, Brantry, Tyrone
2 Photo of Private Thomas Woods's gravestone
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
4 Rutherglen War Memorial Listed on Rutherglen War Memorial
5 Scottish Military Research Group Listed on Memorial - Lodge Rutherglen Royal Arch No. 116, 24 Queen Street, Rutherglen
6 Scottish Military Research Group Photo of Private Thomas Woods's gravestone
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Thomas Woods's gravestone can be purchased here
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