Born: 1872, Leiston, Suffolk.

Died: 16th June 1901; age: 30; Died from an accident at Lichtenburg, North West Province, South Africa.

Residence: Paradise Place, Leiston, Suffolk.

Occupation: Labourer.

Enlistment Date: 16th February 1891.


Rank: Driver; Service Number: 83739.

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 37th Battery, South Africa Field Force.


Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony, Orange Free State & Transvaal.




1881   Paradise Place, Leiston, Suffolk.


James was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Benjamin Woolnough, 34, a Painter, born Leiston.

Emma Woolnough (Archer), 33, born Ipswich.

George James Benjamin Woolnough, 11, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Woolnough, 10, born Leiston.

Clara Woolnough, 7, born Leiston.

Frederick Woolnough, 6, born Leiston.

Emily Woolnough, 5, born Leiston.

Harry Woolnough, 4, born Leiston.

William Woolnough, 3, born Leiston.

Ernest Woolnough, 1, born Leiston.


Soldiers’ Effects to Benjamin Woolnough – father.

The Boer War.

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