Name:-   Hood, George Christie

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   21

Rank:-   Lance Corporal

Number:-  1228


Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  16th (Public Schools) Bn., Middlesex Regiment

Date of death:-   19th February 1916

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Bethune Town Cemetery, France

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    V.A.20.

Family information:-    Son of Dr. Thomas A. F. Hood and Mrs. Hood, "Ivybank", Blairgowrie

Extra information:-

Could be connected to Charles Hood, farmer, Nether Ballunie, Coupar-Angus, Perthshire.  This is about 2 miles NE of Kettins on the Newtyle road.

1891 census ... (middle name "Christie" in common)

Joy Bank House, Rattray, Perthshire

Thomas A F Hood, head, 38, general medical practitioner, b. England

Jessie Christie Hood, wife, 28, b. Ferry-Port On Craig, Fifeshire

Agnes Simpson Pattie, domestic servant, 17, b. Kilmany, Fifeshire


Confermations & Inventories 1916

Ivybank, Blairgowrie, Lance-Corp., 16th (service) Bn., Middlesex Regiment died 19th February 1916 at 33rd Casualty Clearing station, France, testate.  Confirmation granted at Perth, 10th may, to Jessie Christie or Hood, wife of Thomas Arthur Frank Hood, m.b., Ivybank aforesaid, executrix nominated in will or deed, 28th December 1915. and recorded in court books of Commissariot of Perth 6th may 1916. Value of estate, 375/4s/4d.

The value of the Estate in 2006 using average earnings ratio would have been 98,794. 41p

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