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Wood, J.W., Stoker, 1916
On Chatham Naval Memorial is the name of 4512S Stoker John William Wood, serving with the Royal Naval Reserve, who died 31/05/1916.

The Blyth News 02/06/1924 carries the following:

"Wood – in loving memory of our dear son, John William Wood, of H.M.S. Black Prince, who was killed in action May 31st, 1916, in the Battle of Jutland. A day to remember but sad to recall. Ever remembered by his loving father and mother, brothers and sisters."

He is remembered on our List of Ships’ crews

H.M.S. Black Prince Casualty List
The CWGC entry for Stoker Wood

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk