We remember Philip Pearce Woolfitt

We remember Philip Pearce Woolfitt

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Timeline

Timeline

1896
birth Newark, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom Source:5847065 Source:8566010 21st August 1896
1898
sibling Eva Woolfitt Source:8566010 1898
1900
sibling Norah Woolfitt Source:8566010 1900
1901
location Homeleigh, New Balderton, Newark, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8566009 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 4 Source:8566009 31st March 1901
1902
sibling Donald Woolfitt Source:8566010 1902
1905
sibling Albert Woolfitt Source:8566010 1905
1911
dates Age 14 Source:8566010 2nd April 1911
1911
location 9 Wellinport Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8566010 2nd April 1911
1911
location Victoria, British Colombia Canada away from home address Source:8565979 November 1911
1911
employment Surveyor British Columbian or Canadian Goverment Victoria, British Colombia Canada Source:8565979 November 1911
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 180165 Canadian Infantry 88th Battalion Source:8565979 December 1915 - June 1916
1915
enlistment Victoria, British Columbia Canada Source:8565979 December 1915
1915
dates Age 19 Source:8565979 December 1915
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 180165 Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment 43rd Battalion Source:8566209 June 1916 - 1st November 1916
1916
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8565979 August 1916 - 1st November 1916
1916
death Died of wounds "...severely wounded on October 9th [1916], being wounded through the right arm, left hand, slight wound in the head, and a severe shrapnel wound in the hip..." King George’s Hospital, London United Kingdom Source:7091332 Source:8565979 1st November 1916
1916
dates Age 19 Source:8566098 1st November 1916
burial Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Nottinghamshire United Kingdom V. B. "C." 230 Source:8566098

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Philip Pearce
Initials PP
Last Name Woolfitt
Source 8565979
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
9 Wellinport Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Homeleigh, New Balderton, Newark, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Victoria, British Colombia Canada away from home address known November 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 180165 Canadian Infantry 88th Battalion Private
Canadian Expeditionary Force 180165 Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment 43rd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma Woolfitt nee Tomlinson mother
William Pearce Woolfitt father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eva Woolfitt sister 1898
Norah Woolfitt sister 1900
Donald Woolfitt brother 1902
Albert Woolfitt brother 1905

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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The Newark Herald (newspaper) of 4 November 1916 Keith22624
CWGC Entry for Private Philip Pearce Woolfitt Keith22624
Nottinghamshire County Council Online Roll of Honour Keith22624

Multimedia

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Philip Pearce Woolfitt Keith22624
Philip Woolfitt's Brother Sir Donald Wolfit Keith22624
Philip Pearce Woolfitt's Headstone Keith22624

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