John Woodward

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details

Born: 27 February 1879 in Duddon, Cheshire.

Family: He was the youngest of five children born to James Woodward, a joiner and his wife Ann. He married Elizabeth Richardson Miller on 12 December 1905 at Grosvenor Bank Baptist Church, Chester, Cheshire. The couple had five children, Ethel, Harry, Eva, John H and Alec. Sadly John died in 1915 and Eva in 1919.

Residence: From the time of his birth until at least 1901 he and his family were living in Duddon, near Tarvin, Cheshire. In 1911 and now married, his family were living at 56 Egerton Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire. An address of 11 Talbot Street, Whitchurch was given on his Attestation Documents. By 1939 he was living at 6 Yew Tree Bank, Tarvin, Cheshire.

Employment: In 1911 his occupation was a cartage contractor, as it was in 1915. In 1939 he was a roller driver working for Cheshire County Council.

Died: Not known

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps

Rank: Driver

Service Number: T/440666

Date of Enlistment: 12 December 1915

Date of Discharge: 26 July 1919

Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation

Medals and Awards

Not known


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