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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Woodchester Green
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Street Name: Woodchester Green
Name of Veteran: Bertram Wood
Rank: Stoker
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: 1939
Year of Visit/Dedication: n/a
Veteran or Family Visit: n/a
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No

Bertram received the Distinguished Service Medal for his actions at the Battle of the River Plate. In the Daily Herald from February 23, 1940 Bertram, alongside Frank E. Monk, was described as showing "special bravery, presence of mind and forwardness in controlling damage when an 11-inch shell burst near them".
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8432490165503 Longitude: -79.0232133187103
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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Woodchester Green


Street Name: Woodchester Green
Name of Veteran: Bertram Wood
Rank: Stoker
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: 1939
Year of Visit/Dedication: n/a
Veteran or Family Visit: n/a
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No

Bertram received the Distinguished Service Medal for his actions at the Battle of the River Plate. In the Daily Herald from February 23, 1940 Bertram, alongside Frank E. Monk, was described as showing "special bravery, presence of mind and forwardness in controlling damage when an 11-inch shell burst near them".