Woodley, Alan –

Son of George Thomas Burr Woodley and Emma Woodley (nee Williamson), of 41, Sutherland Road, Newhall Lane, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted October 1914. Died aboard the hospital ship Rewa from wounds received in action at Gallipoli on 16/07/1915 and was buried at sea.

Personal details

  • Surname: Woodley
  • Forename: Alan
  • Date of birth: May 27th, 1894
  • Birth place: Doncaster, Yorkshire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 21
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 19th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: Plymouth Battalion.
  • Service number: PLY/590 (S) (Dev)
  • Regiment: Royal Marine Light Infantry
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 06/08/1915 19/11/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6f* 10b*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 31/07/1915

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