We remember John Edward Woolfitt

We remember John Edward Woolfitt

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1883
birth Chapelfield, near Bury, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8560242 Source:8560223 1883
1885
sibling Thomas Richard Woolfitt Source:8560223 1885
1887
sibling William George Woolfitt Source:8560223 1887
1889
sibling Howard Brookes Mason Source:8560223 1889
1901
dates Age 17 Source:8560223 31st March 1901
1901
location 23 Sumner Road, Camberwell, London United Kingdom parents address Source:8560223 31st March 1901
1901
employment Apprentice Iron Safe Maker His Stepfather a Self-Employed Iron Safe Maker Camberwell, London United Kingdom Source:8560223 31st March 1901
1906
marriage Ada Catherine Woolfitt nee Tomlins Source:8560242 1906 - 2nd March 1916
1907
children Ada Jessie Woolfitt Source:8560242 1907
1911
dates Age 27 Source:8560242 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Carman A local laundry Peckham, London United Kingdom Source:8560242 2nd April 1911
1911
location 20 Colegrove Road, Peckham, London United Kingdom their own address Source:8560242 2nd April 1911
1915
children Mabel Woolfitt Source:8560242 1915
1915
service British Army Private G/6115 Royal Sussex Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8560212 29th September 1915 - 2nd March 1916
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:4876285 29th September 1915 - 2nd March 1916
1916
dates Age 32 Source:7129466 2nd March 1916
enlistment Holborn, London United Kingdom Source:8560212
1916
death Died of wounds as confirmed by his Medal Card and in HMSO publication 'Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919'. Bethune was a centre for military hospitals. Bethune, Pas de Calais France Source:7129466 Source:8560212 2nd March 1916
burial Bethune Town Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France V. A. 56 Source:7129466

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Edward
Initials JE
Last Name Woolfitt
Source 7129466
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
20 Colegrove Road, Peckham, London United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
23 Sumner Road, Camberwell, London United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army G/6115 Royal Sussex Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ada Jessie Woolfitt daughter 1907
Mabel Woolfitt daughter 1915
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charlotte Augusta Mason formerly Woolfitt nee Frazer mother
William Woolfitt father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Richard Woolfitt brother 1885
William George Woolfitt brother 1887
Howard Brookes Mason step-brother 1889
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ada Catherine Woolfitt nee Tomlins wife 1906

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

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Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 Keith22624

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Cap Badge of the Royal Sussex Regiment Keith22624
Grave stone for Private John Edward Woolfitt Robert115218

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