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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Frank Harry Wolfe -
- William Mursell Wolfe -

Unknown person Names :

Frank Harry Wolfe
William Mursell Wolfe.


Sons of John Wolfe and Elizabeth Ann Wolfe (née Mursell), of Ryde.
 
William Mursell Wolfe

Born : 1884, Carlisle, Cumberland (GRO - registered Mar 1884 qtr, Carlisle 10b 477).
 
Married : 16 Oct 1909, Nellie Rodwell, at St. John's Church, Oakfield, Ryde. One daughter, Violet Nellie Kate, born 1915.
 
Frank Harry Wolfe

Born : 1888, Carlisle, Cumberland (GRO - registered Jun 1888 qtr, Carlisle 10b 504a).
 
  Census information :

1891 : John and Elizabeth Wolfe, with their children, including William aged 7 and Frank aged 3, are at 31 Arthur Street, Ryde. John Wolfe is an Upholsterer.

John Wolfe died in 1897

1901 : Elizabeth Wolfe, widow, with her children, including William aged 17 and Frank aged 13, is at 31 Arthur Street, Ryde. William Wolfe is a Postman.

1911 : Elizabeth Wolfe, widow, with her children, including Frank aged 23, is at 30 Arthur Street, Ryde. Frank Wolfe is a Nurseryman.

1911 : William and Nellie Wolfe are at 50 Preston Place, Ryde. William Wolfe is a Postman.

  Service details :

L/Cpl 330093 William Mursell Wolfe, 1/8th Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles).

Cpl 330706 Frank Harry Wolfe, 1/8th Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles).

  Casualty details :

William Mursell Wolfe

Died : 19 April 1917, aged 33.

Buried : Gaza War Cemetery, Israel (formerly Palestine).

CWGC record ...

Frank Harry Wolfe

Died : 19 April 1917, aged 29.

Commemorated at : Jerusalem Memorial, Israel (formerly Palestine).

CWGC record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 14 (F H Wolfe only)
Carisbrooke Castle Isle of Wight Rifles Memorial Panel 03
Newport Drill Hall Isle of Wight Rifles War Memorial
Ryde Borough War Memorial
Ryde All Saints Church War Memorial
Ryde St John's Church War Memorial
(W M Wolfe only)
Ryde Post Office War Memorial (W M Wolfe only)
  Documents and newspaper cuttings :



Isle of Wight Times 3 May 1917

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY PRESS

5 May 1917

KILLED IN ACTION ETC.
WOLFE - April 19, died of wounds received on the Palestine front, Lance-Corpl. W.M. Wolfe, Hampshire Regiment, dearly-beloved husband of Nellie Wolfe, Brooklyn, St. John's-wood-road, Ryde, aged 33. "Greater love hath no man than this." He laid down his life for his friends.
  Further Information :

William Wolfe was appointed as a Postman in Ryde in Dec 1902 (from British Postal Service Appointment Books, Ancestry.co.uk)
  Page Status :

Page last updated : 17 December 2013 (added to website)


 
 

 
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