Olawumi, John Alfred –

Son of Gwen Olawumi, of Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire; husband of Eva Olawumi, of Tonge Moor, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted for WWI service as Alfred John Olawumi at Manchester 04/09/1916 as Private, Royal Engineers, and discharged as medically unfit 22/11/1916.

Personal details

  • Surname: Olawumi
  • Forename: John Alfred
  • Date of birth: June 4th, 1894
  • Birth place: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 48
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: March 13th, 1943
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Fireman and Trimmer
  • Unit: SS Marcella (London).
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Merchant Navy
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1 & WW2


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


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