Oliver James WOOLFORD

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WOOLFORD, Oliver James

Service Number: 10383
Enlisted: 6 May 1916, Enlisted in Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 11th Field Company Engineers
Born: Queenscliff, Victoria, Australia, June 1888
Home Town: Queenscliff, Victoria
Schooling: Queenscliff State School no. 2373, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Bricklayer
Died: Killed in Action, Messines, Belgium, 8 June 1917
Cemetery: Bethleem Farm West Cemetery
Row A, Grave 18 Rev. A.A. Mills officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Queenscliff Fire Brigade Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

6 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 10383, Enlisted in Melbourne, Victoria
20 Jun 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 10383, 10th Field Company Engineers
20 Jun 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 10383, 10th Field Company Engineers, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
10 May 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 10th Field Company Engineers, Belgium
17 May 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 10th Field Company Engineers, Belgium
8 Jun 1917: Involvement SN 10383, 11th Field Company Engineers
8 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 10383, 10th Field Company Engineers, Messines

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Cpl Oliver Woolford is also remembered at:

Queenscliff Memorial Garden;

Queenscliff RSL Honor Roll;

Queenscliff Fire Brigade Honor Roll; and 

St Georges C of E Memorial Plaque, Queenscliff.