Private Max Holbrook Wood

Service number VX3459
Birth Date 11 October 1918
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Albury
Death Date 28 January 1996
Death Place Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Army
  • Services Reconnaissance Department
  • 2/6th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1941-12-30

Lieutenant Max Holbrook Wood enlisted in the Second Australian Imperial Force on 24 October 1939. He served with the 2/6 Battalion in the Middle East, Greece and Colombo, and was awarded a Military Medal for his courage and devotion during the evacuation of Greece in 1941. Lieutenant Wood later became part of Z Special Unit, serving behind Japanese lines in South East Asia. He was discharged on 9 April 1946.



Date of birth 11 October 1918
Date of death 28 January 1996