In Memory of
EDWIN ERNEST WOOLLETT
20th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F
who died on
Wednesday, 26th July 1916. Age 38.
||Son of Thomas and Isabella Woollett, of
Narooma, New South Wales. Born at Bombala, New South Wales.
||VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL, Somme, France
||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.
||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.
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