Born in Whixall, Shropshire on 22 May 1878, the second son of Thomas and the late Mary Woodward of Hollinwood, Whixall, Shropshire.
Husband to Emily Hassall Woodward (nee Roberts) (married 1904) of Highfield, Wem, Shropshire and father to Alfred, William, Bernard, Herbert, Maud, Elsie, Mary and Victor.
The 1911 Census shows Thomas as a peat moss cutter.
Regiment : 8th Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 24602
Killed in action; Belgium 26 September 1917 Aged 39