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  • Photograph is a family memorial at Basford Cemetery Nottingham which commemorates Harry Woolley, courtesy of Peter Gillings
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Nottingham
Henry Alexander Woolley was born in 1892 at Nottingham and was the son of the late Francis Hemsley a commission agent and Annie Woolley née Hicks of 26 Bovill Street, Radford, Nottingham. His father Francis (FranK) Hemsley was born in 1853 at Lenton his mother Annie Hicks was born in 1861 at Nottingham, they were married in 1881 at Nottingham and went on to have the following children, Frank b1884, Albert Edward b1886, Henry Alexander b1892 and Noel Hinks b1896 In the 1911 census the family are living at 26 Bovill Street, Radford, Nottingham and are shown as Annie 50 yrs a widow she is living with her children Frank 37 yrs a joiner Henry A 18yrs a general labourer and Noel Hicks 15 yrs an errand boy. Henry Alexander married his wife Violet Blanche Bertha Smith in 1914 at Nottingham, they lived at 14 Graham Street Radford and his widow lived at 118 Radford Boulevard following after his death.
He was a general labourer
13 Oct 1915
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Private
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Henry Alexander Woolley enlisted at Nottingham, he served with the 1/7th battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment, he was killed in action on 13th October 1915 , having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Loos Memorial
Albert Hall Methodist Mission booklet No 16 ‘The War and Christian Confession’ being extracts from soldiers’ letters with an introduction by the Rev H Gifford Oyston, dated November 1915. Price one penny. Published by Woodliff Bros, Nottingham. p.12 They pray for us, (From AH Woolley) ‘We do value your prayers, but remember we pray for you. I remember you every night in my prayers.{HAW]. (Nottinghamshire Archives ref NC/MR 14/312)
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  • Photograph is a family memorial at Basford Cemetery Nottingham which commemorates Harry Woolley, courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Henry Alexander Woolley - Photograph is a family memorial at Basford Cemetery Nottingham which commemorates Harry Woolley, courtesy of Peter Gillings