Born: 1898, Ipswich.

Died: 29th June 1918; age 20; Sickness – Prisoner of War Camp, Stendal.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 39779

Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Sarralbe Military Cemetery,






1901   24, Wellington Street, Ipswich.


William was 3 years old and living with his parents.

Isaac Olley, 27, a Chimney Sweep – own account, born Great Wakering, Ipswich.

Emily Elizabeth Olley (nee Parker), 29, born Mickfield, Suffolk.


1911   24, Wellington Street, Ipswich.


William was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Isaac, 37, a Chimney Sweep – own account.

Emily, 38.

Edwin George Olley, 9, born Ipswich.

Edith Ivy Olley, 6, born Ipswich.

Raymond Olley, 4, born Ipswich.

Ada Olley, 1, born Ipswich.


Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion



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