Born: 12th August 1887; Framsden, Suffolk.

Died: 13th November 1916; age 29; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 29574

Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 7th Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Ancne British Cemetery,







1891   Near Swan, Framsden, Suffolk.


Edward was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Ingram Woods, 48, an Agricultural Labourer, born Framsden, Suffolk.

Sarah Woods (nee Hill), 38, born Barham, Suffolk.

Elizabeth Woods, 15, born Framsden.

Harriett Woods, 13, born Framsden.

Samuel James Woods, 10, born Framsden.

Florence Kate Woods, 8, born Framsden.

Alfred George Woods, 5, born Framsden.

Ernest Morrice Woods, 1, born Framsden.


1901   Ashfield Road, Framsden, Suffolk.


Edward was 14 years old, a Shepherd’s Help. He was living with his parents, siblings, maternal grandmother & nieces.

Ingram, 59, an Agricultural Labourer.

Sarah, 45.

Mary Jane Woods, 26, born Framsden.

Elizabeth, 25.

George, 16, an Agricultural Labourer.

Ernest, 11.

William Henry Woods, 10, born Framsden.

Lily May Woods, 7, born Framsden.

Reginald Charles Woods, 5, born Framsden.

Sidney Wilfred Woods, 4, born Framsden.

Rose Mabel Woods, 2, born Framsden.

Nita Edith Woods, 1, born Framsden.

Eliza Harry, 68, a widow, born Debenham, Suffolk.


1911   Ashfield Road, Framsden, Suffolk.


Edward was 23 years old, a Farm Labourer. He was living with his parents, siblings & niece.

Ingram, 70, a Farm Labourer.

Sarah, 60.

Samuel, 30, a Farm Labourer.

William, 20, a Farm Labourer.

May, 17.

Reginald, 15, a Farm Labourer.

Sidney, 14.

Blanche Olive Woods, under 3 months, born Framsden.


Edward’s mother, Sarah Woods, died 1916, Framsden.


In 1916, Ipswich, Edward married Susannah Baxter.


Soldiers’ Effects to Susannah Woods – widow.

 Edward is also remembered on Holy Trinity Church War Memorial, Ipswich.

Edward’s brother, Sidney Wilfred Woods, died of wounds, on the 12th August 1916 at No. 3 Casualty Clearing Station, Rouen, France. He was a Private, 20562, in the Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion. Buried: St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France.


Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 7th Battalion








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