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VC996   Joseph Edward Woodall

Name    Joseph Edward Woodall  No.      

VC Issue No.   996   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own), 1st Battalion

Later   Royal Green Jackets

Now   2nd and 4th Battalion, The Rifles

Rank VC Won    Lance-Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Robinson Street, off Regent Road, Salford, Manchester, Lancashire, England

Place Of Death   St Michael's Hospital, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Buried/Location Ashes   Deans Grange Cemetery, Dean's Grange Road, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   St Patrick's Plot, Block H, Grave 173

Gazetted   23 July 1918

VC Presented   23 November 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Deans Grange Cemetery, Dean's Grange Road, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

P  Named on Rifle Brigade Role of Fame Memorial, Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire

By The Way…

Before and after the war, he worked in the textile mills in his native Lancashire.

VC Held By

Royal Green Jackets Museum, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



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BORN   1 June 1896

DIED   2 January 1962  AGE   65

VC Won   22 April 1918   AGE   21

Place VC Won    La Pannerie, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War