Palmer Gaylord Wood, Jr.
First Lieutenant, United States Army
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.
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.
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
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007
Photos By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003