We remember William James Woplin

We remember William James Woplin

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Timeline

Timeline

1887
sibling Edward Arthur EA Woplin Source:6642100 1887
1889
sibling Daisy E. M. DEM Woplin Source:7657411 1889
1891
sibling Charles Sidney CS Woplin Source:6642100 1891
1893
sibling Annie Louise AL Woplin Source:7958791 1893
1895
birth Croydon, Surrey United Kingdom Source:6628347 21st January 1895
1896
sibling George Christopher GC Woplin Source:6642100 1896
1900
sibling Alfred Robert AR Woplin Source:6642100 1900
1904
sibling Albert Henry AH Woplin Source:6642100 1904
1909
sibling Rose R Woplin Source:6642100 1909
1914
employment Golf Caddy literal North Surrey Golf Links Norbury, Croydon, Surrey United Kingdom Source:7654652 21st May 1914
1914
enlistment Aldershot, Hants United Kingdom Source:7654652 22nd May 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7654652 29th August 1914 - 2nd June 1915
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:7654652 29th August 1915 - 24th October 1917
1917
hospitalisation Tubercular caries of the lumbar spine Hospital/Intitution Source:7654652 24th October 1917 - 8th October 1918
1918
discharge Source:7654652 8th October 1918
1920
hospitalisation Tubercular caries of the lumbar spine Hospital/Intitution Source:7654652 27th February 1920
1920
death Died of wounds The cause of death was 'Tubercular caries lumbar spine' & abscesses, toxaemia amyloid disease'. The War Grave Commission states 'Died of Wounds' St. Anthony's Hospital, Cheam, Surrey United Kingdom Source:7100367 Source:6628412 27th February 1920
1922
awards Memorial Plaque Other War Service Award Source:7654652 12th July 1922
employment Army Pensioner Source:6628412
employment General Labourer United Kingdom Source:6628412
burial Mitcham Road Cemetery Croydon (mitcham Road) Cemetery Non-War Cemetary CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Thornton Heath, Surrey Surrey United Kingdom United Kingdom Source:7654652 Source:7100367
service British Army Private 7805 Royal Army Medical Corps Source:7654652

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William James
Initials WJ
Last Name Woplin
Source 6628347
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
47 Spa Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey United Kingdom parents address known 1901
69 Spa Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey United Kingdom parents address known 1911
7 Brook Terrace, Winterbourne Road, Croydon United Kingdom parents address
89 Northwood Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army 7805 Royal Army Medical Corps Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Memorial Plaque Other War Service Award
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Ann Woplin mother
Edward Arthur Woplin father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edward Arthur Woplin brother 1887
Charles Sidney Woplin brother 1891
George Christopher Woplin brother 1896
Alfred Robert Woplin brother 1900
Albert Henry Woplin brother 1904
Rose Woplin sister 1909
Daisy E. M. Woplin sister 1889
Annie Louise Woplin sister 1893
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
fresh blue eyes brown hair
DateHeightSource
1914-05-22 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-05-22 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected by 
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Barbara12365
Silver War Badge Roll Transcription Barbara12365
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Barbara12365
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Barbara12365
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected by 
Pvt W J Woplin (Find a Grave) R58235

Multimedia

TitleConnected by 
Royal Army Medical Corps © IWM (INS 8067) R58235

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