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Palmer Gaylord Wood, Jr.
First Lieutenant, United States Army
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The son of Palmer Gaylord Wood, he was born in California in 1876. He served with the 12th United States Infantry.

He died at San Juan DeGuvel, Philippines, on November 16, 1900 during the Philippine Insurrection.

He is buried among other family members in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.


Palmer Gaylord Wood, Jr. of California
Private, Corporal and Sergeant, Company G Infantry, 30 August 1897 to 11 September 1899
Second Lieutenant, 12th United States Infantry, 1 September 1899
Died 16 November 1900

LIEUTENANT WOOD DIES IN THE PHILIPPINES

WASHINGTON, November 17,1900 - General MacArthur has notified the War Department that Second Lieutenant Palmer Gaylord Wood, Jr., Twelfth Infantry, died of malarial fever at San Juan de Guimla, Luzon, yesterday morning.  Lieutenant Wood was the son  of Major Palmer G. Wood, Forty-firstVolunteerInfantry (Captain, Twenfth Infantry) and his mother, who resides at Governors Island,New York.  He entered the Army as a Private in the Third Infantry in August 1897and served in the ranks in the Philippines as Corporal and Sergeant until September11, 1899 when he was appointed Second Lieutenant.

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WOOD, PALMER G JR
2 LT 12 US INF
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 11/16/1900
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION WS 73
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

PG Wood Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Holly, February 2006


Updated: 18 January 2002  Updated: 10 May 2003 Updated: 20 July 2003  Updated: 4 September 2004 Updated: 18 September 2005
Updated: 19 February 2006 Updated: 8 August 2006 Updated: 24 August 2007 Updated: 18 October 2007

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PG Wood Jr Gravsite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007

PG Wood Jr. Gravesite Photo June 2003

PG Wood Jr. Gravesite Photo June 2003

PG Wood Jr. Gravesite Photo June 2003
Photos By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003