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George Goldsmith Woolmer


Woolmer, George Goldsmith, Montreal, Quebec, formerly of London, England. Occupation: bricklayer. Military Service: Private, Quartermaster Sergeant (QMS), Reg. No. 489756, 6th University Company, PPCLI, transferred to Canadian Forestry Corps [C.F.C]. Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “Leslie Hancock down here as Corporal Instructor. Also George Woolmer as medical orderly,” 4:2 Dec ’16. According to Hodder-Williams, 369, Pte. Woolmer was struck off strength on 7 March 1917 and subsequently served in the Canadian Forestry Corps.

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QMS (Quartermaster Sergeant) George Goldsmith Woolmer, No. 489756, was a 26-year-old bricklayer who joined the army in November 1915. He went overseas with the 6th University Company and joined the PPCLI in France.