John Moyney

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VC873   John Moyney

Name   John Moyney   No.   7708   

VC Issue No.   873   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Irish Guards, 2nd Battalion, No. 3 Company

Later   

Now   

Rank VC Won   Lance-Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Rathdowney, Co. Laois, Ireland

Place Of Death   Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Buried/Location Ashes   Roscrea Roman Catholic Cemetery, Abbey Street, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   12 November 1980

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   17 October 1917

VC Presented   9 March 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

P  Headstone, Roscrea Roman Catholic Cemetery, Abbey Street, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, Ireland


By The Way…

Always known as Jack. He spent 40 years on the Railways, retiring in 1960


VC Held By

Irish Guards, Guards Museum, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London, England

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The First World War


BORN   8 January 1895

DIED   10 November 1980   AGE   84

VC Won  12-13 September 1917  AGE  22

Place VC Won   Ney Copse, Broenbeek, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917