In Memory of

EDWIN ERNEST WOOLLETT

Private
2246
20th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F
who died on
Wednesday, 26th July 1916. Age 38.

Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Isabella Woollett, of Narooma, New South Wales. Born at Bombala, New South Wales.

Commemorative Information

Memorial: VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL, Somme, France
Location: Villers-Bretonneux is a village 16 kilometres east of Amiens on the straight main road to St Quentin. The Memorial stands in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, which is about 2 kilometres north of the village on the east side of the road to Fouilloy. Commemorated by name on the Memorial are over 10,000 Australian soldiers who fell in the battlefields of the Somme, Arras and the "Hundred Days" and who have no known grave. The Villers-Bretonneux Memorial is also the Australian National Memorial to the Australian soldiers who fought in France and Belgium during the First World War, to their dead, and especially to those of the dead whose graves are unknown.

Historical Information: The Australian National Memorial was erected to commemorate Australian soldiers who fought in France and Belgium, to their dead, and especially to those of the dead whose graves are not known. These soldiers fell in the battlefields of the Somme, Arras and the "Hundred Days". There are now 10736, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated on this memorial.

This page last updated 19th November 2001