Members of 18th Btn.
(Pte. Woolley is second from left). Ca. 1915, LLSC.
CEF no. 123108
Born in 1891, in Lancashire Great Britain, Benjamin Woolley moved to 1079 Frances St. London, ON, in 1912 with his wife, Lilly. Prior to the war, he was employed as a wood machinist with the Grand Trunk Railway. He enlisted to serve with the 18th Canadian Infantry Battalion on 4 September 1915, and was killed in action at Vimy Ridge, on 9 April 1917.
He is commemorated on page 353 of the First World War Book of Remembrance (Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Parliament Hill).
Commemorated on: Zivy Crater, Thélus, France; family headstone at Woodland Memorial, London ON.