Born: 1888, All Saints, Ipswich.

Died: 30th November 1917; age 29; KiA.

Re-Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 22578

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

Panel 4.

Cambrai Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Walter Aaron & Phoebe Woods, of 67, Prospect Road, Ipswich; husband of Rose Ellen Moore (formerly Woods) of 20, Pauline Street, Stoke, Ipswich.






1891   11, Mason Street, Ipswich.


Robert was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Walter Aaron Woods, 34, a Carpenter, born Ipswich.

Phoebe Woods (nee Sayer), 27, born Ipswich.

Walter Woods, 5, born Ipswich.

Harriett Phoebe Woods, 4, born Ipswich.

Herbert John Woods, 7 months, born Ipswich.


1901   11, Mason Street, Ipswich.


Robert was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Walter, 44, a Carpenter.

Phoebe, 37.

Harriett, 14, a Day Girl – Domestic.

Herbert, 10.

Thirza Woods, 9, born Ipswich.

Edward Woods, 7, born Ipswich.

Charles Henry Woods, 4, born Ipswich.


1911   67, Prospect Street, Ipswich.


Robert was 23 years old, a Foundry Worker. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Walter, 54, a Carpenter – builder.

Phoebe, 48.

Harriett, 25, a Machinist – Upholsterer.

Herbert , 21, a Foundry Worker.

Thirza, 19, a Net Worker.

Edward, 17, a Blacksmith Labourer – Horticultural Supplies.

Charles, 15, an Errand Boy.

Richard Aaron Woods, 8, born Ipswich.

Walter Isaac Woods, 6, born Ipswich.


In 1916, Ipswich, Robert married Rose Ellen Grimwood, born 1888, Great Bricott, Suffolk.

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