Private FRANCIS WOODMAN (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames FRANCIS
Surname WOODMAN (photo added)
Initials F
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Wednesday, 05 July 1944
Age 23
Nationality Canadian
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number G/22177
Force Canadian Army
Service/Corps/Regiment North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment, Canadian Infantry Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron Unknown
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IV. F. 18.
Previous Place(s) of Burial CARPIQUET, CALVADOS, NORMANDY
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF LOGGIE AND MILDRED WOODMAN, OF BLACK CAPE, PROVINCE OF QUEBEC, CANADA.

Additional Information

 

 

Private FRANCIS WOODMAN was the eldest child of Loggie and Mildred Woodman. In 1994 Hilary and Terry Bond took photographs of Private FRANCIS WOODMAN's headstone and forwarded them to his brother and sister-in-law, the only known surviving members of his family were two brother in Canada. It was the first time the family in canada had seen a photograph of his headstone.

 

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commision reply to letter enquiring
about the previous place of burial for Private FRANCIS WOODMAN.1

 

 

 

 

 

References
1. Additional information kindly provided by Hilary and Terry Bond.
2. Copy of original document from the Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Virtual War Memorial Book of Remembrance p.482

 

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

 

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What other people have said

France

Martine Josselin

Rest in peace, private Francis Woodman, so far away from your native country.

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Puçol

Juan muñoz gomez

RESPECT AND HONOR. RIP

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014