The Robert Wood in Peterborough confused me to as he is the same age as my Robert with mine born Carleton County. The Robert you mentioned married a Stevenson and can be found in census records out west, BC if I recall. I have that information on had I can check and see if he is yours?
My Robert was a vet buried in Prospect, though I am not aware of his being wounded, he was old and they put him in the Construction Btt saying he was fit for construction, so I don't think they let him fit.
I can do some searching if you like, since I looked for several of them in the process of finding my own. What area in the census did you find him, York? I ask because in Mt Dennis Ontario was another family of Wood, Robert that was an artist whose father was a preacher as was his fathers father...
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