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Woolley, Ernest Charles Mawley


Born 1888 Gordon Tasmania the son of Edward Stephens and Florence Olive Woolley (nee Peacock) an orchardist he embarked Melbourne 9th February 1915 on board “HMAT Runic” with the 12th Infantry Battalion.


It was only three months later he was hit by a sniper’s bullet whilst emptying bags of dirt from a parapet.  He was admitted 19th May 1915 to the Greek hospital in Alexandria where he had his leg amputated.  Unfortunately gangrene set in and he died 28th May 1915.


He was buried in the Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt 
















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