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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, Pas de Calais, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
He was born in 1891 and was the son of George a glass and china dealer and Sarah Woodward they had two other sons George b1876 Nottm and Arthur b1881 Nottm In C1910 Albert Nicola married his wife Agnes Elizabeth (no trace found on BDM ) In 1911 the family lived at 64 Sneinton Road Nottingham and are shown George 63 yrs head of the family a glass and china dealer, he is living with his wife Sarah 59 yrs , who is assisting her husband in the business , living with them is their recently married son Albert Nicola 20 yrs a window cleaner and his wife Agnes Elizabeth 20 ys (b 1891 Nottm ) also in the house is their grandson Stanley 8 yrs of age (son of Arthur Woodward another of their sons. ) At the time of Albert's death his widow Agnes Elizabeth was living at Wright Street, Blue Bell Hill, Nottingham. She later received a letter from the Ministry of pensions informing her that she would be receiving a pension of 18 shillings a week for her and her one child.
In 1911 he was a window cleaner.
31 Jan 1917
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64 Sneinton Road,Nottingham
Lance Corporal
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Lance Corporal Albert Nicola Woodward enlisted into the 1/7th territorial battalion of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment at Nottingham on 9th June 1909 , he was 18 years and 4 months of age, his occupation was that of a plumber and he was employed by his father George of 64 Sneinton Road, Nottingham. He went on annual camps with his battalion until war broke out when on 5th August 1914 he was embodied and landed in France on 28th February 1915. He was promoted to lance corporal on 23rd November 1916. He was wounded in action receiving multiple wounds from a shell burst and admitted to hospital on 13th January 1917. He died of these wound on 31st January 1917 at 43rd Casualty Clearing Station in France, he had served for 7 years and 238 days. He was buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty,
His elder brother Arthur was married to Rose Glossop at St Peters Church Nottingham on 27th June 1896 and went on to have 4 children ,Stanley born 1903 Wilfred born 8th February 1905, George born 9th July 1908 and and Rose born 31st December 1912. Arthur enlisted in Nottingham on 26th August 1914 at Nottingham, he was 38 yrs and 235 days old, he served with service number 41912 as a Sapper in the Royal Engineers , he was discharged on 19th May 1915, under Kings Regulations 392 XVI being no longer fit for service. He never served abroad.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, Pas de Calais, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Albert Woodward - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, Pas de Calais, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle