Wolfe, William Wilson

BORN HULL 05/11/1888.SON OF HENRY AND SARAH ANN WOLFE, AT 15 GLASGOW STREET & ABOVE ADDRESS. HE MARRIED, LILLY JULIA WHITE, IN HULL AND LIVED AT 58 CHILTERN STREET (HDM 25/09/1917). BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED AS A DOCK LABOURER, AT THE CENTRAL DRY DOCK AND WAS A WELL KNOWN LOCAL FOOTBALLER. HE ENLISTED IN THE 1ST EYR, ON 26/06/1915. SERVED IN FRANCE, FROM 28/06/1916. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 26/09/1916, AGED 26. BURIED ON THE SOMME. A COMRADE, WROTE, “HE WAS A GOOD SOLDIER, AND WELL LIKED BY OFFICERS AND MEN.”
HE LEFT WIDOW, LILY, AND TWO YOUNG SONS, LAURENCE AND JOHN..
HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON THE 26TH SEPTEMBER 1917, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. *
HIS DEATH IS ALSO RECORDED IN THE DE RUVIGNY ROLL OF HONOUR, VOLUME 4.

NOTE: ALFRED WOLFE, ASC – 79 CHARLES STREET. LEWIS & SYDNEY WOLFE, LIVING AT 64 MORPETH STREET, HULL.


First name:
WILLIAM WILSON
Military Number:
31034
Rank:
Private
Date Died
26/09/1916
Place died:
Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France
Age:
27
14 BRUNSWICK TERRACE, ADELAIDE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK