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Benjamin Woolley

In memory of:

Private Benjamin Woolley

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

123108

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 10, 1891

Son of Benjamin and Maria Woolley, of Lancashire, England. Husband of Lily Woolley, of London, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 353 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ZIVY CRATER, THELUS
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Panel 7 Column 3.

Location:

Zivy Crater (originally called CB1) is on the south side of the road from Thelus to Neuville-St. Vaast, to the south of Lichfield Crater.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Benjamin Woolley– Pte Benjamin Woolley as published in the December 1918 edition of The Christmas Echo at London Ontario --And in the Morning
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Private Benjamin Woolley and his wife Lilly in an undated photograph.

Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com via the 18th Battalion Facebook Group and a member of that group.
  • Zivy Crater Cemetery– The Zivy Crater Cemetery, near Thelus, Pas de Calais, France
  • Inscription– A photograph of the memorial wall at the Zivy Crater Cemetery. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens)

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