We remember Thomas Woodcock

We remember Thomas Woodcock

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Timeline

Timeline

1879
sibling Margaret Woodcock Source:8958171 1879
1880
sibling Mary Ann Woodcock Source:8958171 1880
1882
sibling Isabella Woodcock Source:8958171 1882
1884
sibling Ellen Woodcock Source:8958171 1884
1886
sibling Jane Woodcock Source:8958171 1886
1888
birth Wigan, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6172798 19th March 1888
1891
location Belvoir Street, Wigan United Kingdom parents address Source:8958171 1891
1891
sibling Agnes Woodcock Source:8958171 1891
1893
sibling Henry Woodcock Source:8958172 1893
1896
sibling Joseph Woodcock Source:8958172 1896
1899
sibling Alice Woodcock Source:8958172 1899
1901
location Holland Street, Wigan United Kingdom parents address Source:8958172 1901
1909
marriage Mary Mitchell Source:6172798 1909
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6172813 13th September 1917
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:4861303 27th March 1918
1918
service British Army Private 8387 Irish Guards 2nd Battalion Source:6172798 27th March 1918
1918
education St. Patrick's Wigan, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6172798 27th March 1918
1918
location 41 Cambridge Street, Wigan, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address Source:6172798 27th March 1918
1918
death Killed in Action The Guards division suffered heavy losses as they struggled to stem the enemy advance Bullecourt France Source:6172798 Source:8958159 27th March 1918
1918
dates Age 29 Source:6172798 27th March 1918
burial Douchy-Les-Ayette British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais Douchy-Les-Ayette, France Grave: IV. F. 3 France Source:8958159 Source:6172798

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Thomas
Initials T
Last Name Woodcock
Source 6172798
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
41 Cambridge Street, Wigan, Lancashire United Kingdom their own address known 27th March 1918
Belvoir Street, Wigan United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Holland Street, Wigan United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 8387 Irish Guards 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Isabella Twigley mother
Henry Woodcock father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Woodcock sister 1879
Mary Ann Woodcock sister 1880
Isabella Woodcock sister 1882
Ellen Woodcock sister 1884
Jane Woodcock sister 1886
Agnes Woodcock sister 1891
Henry Woodcock brother 1893
Joseph Woodcock brother 1896
Alice Woodcock step-brother 1899
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Mitchell wife 1909

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Becky117596
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Becky117596
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Becky117596
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Becky117596
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Becky117596

External Evidence

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CWGC Debt of Honour database Simon6500
Wikipedia page on Thomas Woodcock VC Simon6500
Thomas Woodcock's Victoria Cross Citation, the London Gazette Becky117596
VCs of the First World War, Passchendaele 1917, by Stephen Snelling Becky117596
L Cpl T Woodcock Vc Becky117596
Lcpl T Woodcock Vc Becky117596

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The Grave of Thomas Woodcock VC Simon6500
Cap Star of the Irish Guards Simon6500
Remembered with Honour Simon6500
Victoria Cross Simon6500
Thomas Woodcock VC Simon6500
VICTORIA CROSS WINNERS: 1914-1919 Becky117596

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