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Cedric Wood

4th Reinf. (W). SN 16718. Cessation of hostilities.

Meadow Street, Guildford, WA (mother) 229 James Street, Guildford, WA (childhood home)

Date Enlisted 13/08/1918
Service Number SN 16787
Age of Enlistment 19 years 4 months
Place of Enlistment Perth, WA
Place of Birth Guildford, WA
Previous Military Experience 3 months
Occupation Farm Hand
Marital Status Single
Religion Methodist
School Attended Guildford State School
Address History Mother - Fredrika Ellen Sainsbury, Meadow Street, Guildford, WA. Previous home - 129 James Street, Guildford, WA. Father in Africa.

Military History

Sainsbury enlisted with 4th Reinf. (W) as Private on 19.8.1918. He was sent to NCO School 24.8.1918, then promoted to Acting Corporal at Blackboy Hill.16.10.1918. Sainsbury was discharged following cessation of Hostilities with no active service .
Embarked NA.
Roll Rank NA.
Roll Unit NA
Embarked for Australia NA.
Returned/Disembarked NA.
Discharged 24.12.1918.
Final Rank NA
Medical Condition NK.
Notes Sainsbury died from injuries sustained in a motor accident in April 1941 age 41 years (WAN 16.4.1941)
Information Source
West Australian Newspapers
Wesley Chapel Honour Roll
Guildford Primary School Honour Roll
NAA: B2455, Sainsbury Cedric Wood
Wise H. and Coy. Western Australian Post Office Directories

Meadow Street, Guildford, WA. (mother)
229 James Street, Guildford, WA. (childhood home)