We remember Geoffrey Harold Woolley

We remember Geoffrey Harold Woolley

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth St Peter's Vicarage, Bethnal Green, London United Kingdom Source:7738314 Source:8588319 14th May 1892
1901
location St Peter Square, Bethnal Green, London United Kingdom parents address Source:8776911 April 1901
1911
location St John's School, Epsom Road, Leatherhead, Surrey United Kingdom school/college address Source:8776924 2nd April 1911
1912
location The Queen's College, Oxford United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8776919 1912
1914
service British Army Second Lieutenant Essex Regiment 5th Battalion Source:8588312 26th August 1914
1915
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8588313 20th April 1915
1940
service British Army Chaplain to the Forces, Fourth Class (temporary Chaplain to the Forces, Third Class) Royal Army Chaplains' Department Source:8588307 1st February 1940
1943
awards Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration Source:8588305 16th September 1943
1968
death Not War Related Hunter's Barn, West Chiltington, Sussex United Kingdom Source:7738314 Source:8588319 10th December 1968
burial St Mary's Churchyard Non-War Cemetery West Chiltington, Sussex United Kingdom Source:8588319
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:4878233
service British Army London Regiment 9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles) Source:8588313
service British Army Second Lieutenant London Regiment Source:4878233
marriage Elcie Elisabeth Source:8588319
education St Johns School Leatherhead United Kingdom Source:6993652
education Queen College, University of Oxford Oxford United Kingdom Source:6993652
service British Army Captain Staff Source:7902401

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Geoffrey Harold
Initials GH
Last Name Woolley
Source 6155137
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
St John's School, Epsom Road, Leatherhead, Surrey United Kingdom school/college address known 2nd April 1911
St Peter Square, Bethnal Green, London United Kingdom parents address known April 1901
The Queen's College, Oxford United Kingdom other group residence address known 1912
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army London Regiment Second Lieutenant
British Army Staff Captain
British Army Royal Army Chaplains' Department Chaplain to the Forces, Fourth Class (temporary Chaplain to the Forces, Third Class)
British Army Essex Regiment 5th Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army London Regiment 9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles)
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Order of the British Empire (OBE) British Award/Decoration
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Sarah mother
Rev George Herbert Wooley father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elcie Elisabeth wife

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Stuart12032
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Keith1947
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947
Britain School & University rolls 1914-1918 Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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The Winning of the First V. C. Awarded to a Territorial: An Heroic Exploit on Hill 60 Patrick43640
Geoffrey Woolley - Wikipedia Stuart12032
London Gazette, 16 September 1943 Edward43379
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 2 FEBRUARY, 1940 Edward43379
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 25 AUGUST, 1914 Edward43379
THE EDINBURGH GAZETTE, MAY 25, 1915 Edward43379
Memorials to Valour - Geoffrey Harold Woolley Edward43379
East London History - Geoffrey Harold Woolley Edward43379
The Johnian Keith1947
Two Ypres VC heroes honoured with paving stones in East End Keith1947

Multimedia

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Geoffrey Harold Woolley Myko59
The Winning of the First V. C. Awarded to a Territ Patrick43640
Extract from the 1925 Pathe Film Ypres Peter5151
Extract from 1925 Pathe Film: Ypres Peter5151
Brilliant Defence of Hill 60 Peter5151
2nd Lt Geoffrey Woolley and the QVRs on Hill 60 Peter5151
QVRs led by 2nd Lt Geoffrey Woolley VC Peter5151
2nd Lt Geoffrey Woolley VC Peter5151
Captain Geoffrey Woolley VC OBE MC Peter5151
Memorial to the Queen Victoria's Rifles on Hill 60 Peter5151
G H Woolley VC Peter5151
Lieutenant Geoffrey Harold Woolley Selena49658

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