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Vincent William WOOD, Rustenburg 4 months 3 weeks ago #90695

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This walking stick was carved by Vincent William Wood, while a P.O.W. at Shahjahanpur, India.

Prisoner number 23434, from Basfontein Farm, Rustenburg, aged 38.
Captured at Doornfontein Farm, Rustenburg, on 5 Sep 1901.

Captured with his brothers, William Adam Wood and John Henry Wood.

Two of Vincent's children and his mother died in Mafeking Concentration Camp (the former two from measles & meningitis, Oct & Dec 1901; the latter from congestion of lungs)

With bone inlay.
Five panels inscribed: "V. Wood" "C.G.W." "INDIA" "P.O.W." "1902"

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