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VC1121 Martin Joseph Moffatt
Name Martin Joseph Moffatt No.
VC Issue No. 1121 Awards VC
Regiment Prince of Wales Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Rank VC Won Private
Rank End Of Career Private
Place Of Birth Knappagh Road, Sligo, Co. Sligo, Ireland
Place Of Death At sea off the coast of Sligo, Co. Sligo, Ireland
Buried/Location Ashes Sligo Town Cemetery, Co. Sligo, Ireland
Headstone Headstone Plot/Grave no.
Gazetted 26 December 1918
VC Presented 12 June 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England
Headstone, Sligo Town Cemetery, Co. Sligo, Ireland
By The Way…
Princess Patricia's Light Infantry was named after Princess Patricia of Connaught, the daughter of the Governor General of Canada, granddaughter of Queen Victoria
VC Held By
Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.
BORN 15 April 1882
DIED 5 January 1946 AGE 63
VC Won 14 October 1918 AGE 36
Place VC Won Near Ledeghem, Belgium
War/Campaign First World War 1918