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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
Summary      
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.
Further Information
Thomas Woods was born in Brantry, Dungannon, County Tyrone. It seems he was born on 28th May 1893.
The 1901 census possibly lists Thomas as age 7, living with is uncle and aunt at house 4 in Carrycastle, Brantry, Tyrone
Thomas Woods enlisted in Rutherglen, Lanark, Scotland.
Medal card
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.
Private Thomas Woods is buried in Rutherglen Cemetery in Glasgow, Scotland.
Thomas Woods gravestone
Private Thomas Woods is commemorated on Rutherglen War Memorial.
Private Thomas Woods - Rutherglen War Memorial.
Private Thomas Woods - Rutherglen War Memorial.
Private Thomas Woods is also commemorated on Rutherglen ‘Royal Arch’ Lodge No. 116 World War One Roll of Honour, which is located at 24 Queen Street, Rutherglen. G73 1JP
Private Thomas Woods - Rutherglen  ‘Royal Arch’ Lodge No. 116 World War One Roll of Honour
Private Thomas Woods is also commemorated on the World War One Roll of Honour in Rutherglen West and Wardlaw Parish Church.
Private Thomas Woods - Rutherglen West and Wardlaw Parish Church World War One Roll of Honour
The CWGC records Private Thomas Woods as the husband of Georgina McCarty Woods of 132 Farmeloan Road, Rutherglen. Scotland.
The CWGC also record Private Woods as being born at Dungannon, Ireland.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Brantry Caledon Born in Brantry 54.417332 -6.855183
GRONI References
TYPE - B:Birth M:Marriage D:Death | GRONI | SIBLING: brother or sister | NOTES: spelling inconsistencies, etc.
Date Type Surname First name Relationship GRONI Ref Notes
28/05/1891 B Woods Thomas Casualty U/1893/106/1012/9/202
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 FindAGrave.com 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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