We remember Franklin Woolfitt

We remember Franklin Woolfitt

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Timeline

1886
sibling Edith Annie Woolfitt Source:8567841 1886
1889
sibling Agnes Mary Woolfitt Source:8567841 1889
1891
sibling William Gordon Woolfitt Source:8567841 1891
1895
sibling George Stanley Woolfitt Source:8567841 1895
1898
birth Washingborough, near Lincoln, Lincolnshire United Kingdom Source:8567849 Source:8567841 25th January 1898
1901
location Mafeking Mound, Washingborough, near Lincoln, Lincolnshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8567840 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 3 Source:8567840 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 13 Source:8567841 2nd April 1911
1911
location The Hollies, Washingborough, Lincoln, Lincolnshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8567841 2nd April 1911
1916
employment Draper's Apprentice Drapery Shop Washingborough, near Lincoln, Lincolnshire United Kingdom Source:8567853 3rd June 1916
1916
location The Hollies, Washingborough, Lincoln, Lincolnshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8567853 21st September 1916
1916
dates Age 18 Source:8567853 21st September 1916
1916
enlistment Lincoln Lincolnshire United Kingdom Source:8567853 21st September 1916
1916
service British Army Private 30097 Lincolnshire Regiment 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Source:8567853 13th October 1916 - 1st July 1917
1917
service British Army Private 30097 Lincolnshire Regiment 10th (Service) Battalion 'The Grimsby Chums' Source:8567853 2nd July 1917
1917
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8567853 July 1917 - 20th April 1920
1918
hospitalisation Wounded - Gun Shot Wound left leg Hospital/Institution Source:8567853 7th September 1918
1920
discharge Source:8567853 20th April 1920
1920
dates Age 22 Source:8567853 20th April 1920
1933
marriage Hilda May Woolfitt nee West Source:8567847 1933
service British Army Private 30097 Lincolnshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8567853
1986
death Not War Related Franklin Woolfitt died some 68 years after the 1918 ending of the Great War. He was 88. Lincoln, Lincolnshire United Kingdom Source:8567849 September 1986
1986
dates Age 88 Source:8567849 September 1986

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Franklin
Initials F
Last Name Woolfitt
Source 4876281
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Mafeking Mound, Washingborough, near Lincoln, Lincolnshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
The Hollies, Washingborough, Lincoln, Lincolnshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
The Hollies, Washingborough, Lincoln, Lincolnshire United Kingdom parents address known 21st September 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 30097 Lincolnshire Regiment 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Private
British Army 30097 Lincolnshire Regiment 10th (Service) Battalion 'The Grimsby Chums' Private
British Army 30097 Lincolnshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Harriet Lucy Woolfitt nee Smalley mother
William Woolfitt father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Annie Woolfitt sister 1886
Agnes Mary Woolfitt sister 1889
William Gordon Woolfitt brother 1891
George Stanley Woolfitt brother 1895
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hilda May Woolfitt nee West wife 1933
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1916-09-21 5'6"

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