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GEORGE SOUTHWELL WOOLLEY 1881–1962

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Born 4th April 1881 in Netherfield, Notts

Baptised 15th April 1881 at All Hallow’s Church, Gedling

Married in 1912 to Mary Ethel Tinkler in Bingham district

Daughter Ethel J., born 1913

Died in 1962, age 80. Buried in Radcliffe on Trent Cemetery, grave reference C113

1891 Census

Age 10 at school living with father George 48, born in Northamptonshire, a railway engine driver, mother Jane 42, born in Bentley, Yorkshire, sisters Sarah 16, a dressmaker, twin sister Ada age 10, at school, and brother John A 15, a coal dealer.  They lived at 10 Arthur Street, Netherfield with three lodgers.

1901 Census

Aged 19 employed as a coal dealer living with parents George and Jane, sister Ada 19 and George and Jane’s granddaughter Ada Barlow 4. They lived at 6 Dunstan Street, Netherfield, Notts.

1911 Census

Aged 29 employed as a coal dealer living with parents George (now retired) and Jane, a certified midwife, and their grand-daughter Ada Barlow 14.  They lived at 6 Dunstan Street, Netherfield.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Number: M/379077

Military Unit: Royal Army Service Corps Motor Transport

Theatre of War: unknown, served abroad

14.3.19: Discharged

15.3.19: Awarded a pension of 5s/6d plus 1s/4d for daughterEthel (less than 20% disability) due to myalgia to 13.9.21 (final). Address Lincoln Grove, Radcliffe on Trent

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

Lincoln Grove, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Lincoln Grove

Household: George Woolley living with wife Mary Ethel.

From the 1939 Register

Address: No 8 Council Houses, Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: Joiners labourer

Household: living with wife Mary and daughter Ethel, a finisher of children’s outwear

Reason for inclusion on the Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent during and after the war.