WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
ROSE
Forname(s)
Ernest John
Birthplace
Woodstock 1st October 1884. Baptised 1st February 1885 Parish register
Family
Parents
Amos, a carpenter and Emma
Siblings
Ernest was one of six children
Herbert 18, George 16, Edith 15, Fred 12, Ernest 6, Robert 3 (1891 Census)
Address(es)
Park Lane, Woodstock (1891 Census) Back Lane, Woodstock (1901 Census)
Occupation
Carpenter (1901 Census)
Ernest worked as a porter at Woodstock Union Workhouse, Hensington Within (1911 Census) single, aged 26.
Service

Rank: Private

Number: 201967

Regiment: 2/4th Battalion Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry.

Death
Killed in action 2nd August 1917
Burial
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial New Irish Farm Cemetery Ref: VIII.B.II Total identified casualties 1452

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Woodstock Union Workhouse where Ernest worked as a Porter

Researched by: Isabel Wheeler
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/Woodstock.html
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.