Hennock & Teign Village Chronicle

Published by the Hennock Village Hall Committee

300° view of Hennock from
the top of the Church Tower

© 2014 D Baker

Remembering the Fallen

He gave his today for our tomorrow.


Name: Woolacott

Forenames: William Henry

Birth: 1882, St. Kew, Cornwall

Parents: James & Mary Elizabeth

Abode in 1891:

Abode in 1901: 1901 Christow

Abode in 1911: Higher Ashton, Dunsford

Residence given on Service Record: Missing

Residence given on Casualty List: Bovey Tracey

Wife: Lily Jane, 5 children in 1911

Died: 18 Apr 1916, Killed in action

Age: 34

Theatre of War: Mesopotamia - Asiatic

CWGC Grave or Memorial: Basra Memorial, Iraq. Panel 5 and 61

Remembered in Hennock Church Yard:

Recorded on the Hennock War Memorial: Yes

Index to CWGC Burial Record Found: No

Regiment: Royal Engineers

Rank: Sapper

Service number: 37243

Medals: Victory, British