Private GEORGE WOODCOCK (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames GEORGE
Surname WOODCOCK (photo added)
Initials G
Place of Birth BOLTON, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Sunday, 16 July 1944
Age 29
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 5383484
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 1 Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (29th June 1944-27th December 1944 - 53rd Welsh Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BROUAY WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location III. J. 15.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph ETERNAL REST GIVE UNTO HIM, O LORD. ALWAYS IN OUR MEMORY. FATHER, MOTHER AND FAMILY
Family Details SON OF JOHN AND MARY TERESA WOODCOCK (neé HINTON), OF THURCROFT, YORKSHIRE.

Additional Information

 

 

Private GEORGE WOODCOCK is named on Thurcroft, Saint Simon and Saint Jude Church War Memorial, Church Street, Rotherham.

 

Biography for Sapper GEORGE ALFRED PEARSO,
published on Rotherham War Memorials' website.1

 

 

References
1. Rotherham War Memorials' website.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph:  
Additional photographs provided by:  
Additional information provided by: Carl Shilleto and Rotherham War Memorials website.

 

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