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913 SERJEANT ALLEN W. WOOD, 2ND./8TH.BATTALION, WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT (LEEDS RIFLES) :

British War Medal, Victory Medal 1914-19, Territorial Force War Medal 1914-18 (913 Sjt. W.York.R.) : (The 2nd./8th.(Leeds Rifles) Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own), was formed at Leeds on 14 September 1914 and joined the 185th. Brigade, 62nd.(2nd. West Riding) Division on 1 March 1915 : The Division landed at Le Havre, France in January 1917 and first saw action on the Ancre in February. It went on to take part in many major actions, including the Arras Offensive : On 3 May 1917 the Division took part in the disastrous Second Battle of Bullecourt where it suffered over three thousand killed, wounded and missing : The recipient, Serjeant ALLEN WHITAKER WOOD, was among those KILLED IN ACTION on that day, he has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.) : Sold with verification, copy CWGC. information and related research : Nice original silk ribbons NEF - £695