Orders, Decorations & Medals - Australian Groups
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FRENCH C-DE-G GROUP OF FOUR: 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19; French Croix de Guerre with Bronze Star emblem. 3529 Pte W.H.Woodward. 8/Bn. A.I.F. on first medal, 3529 Sgt. W.H.Woodward. 8 Bn. A.I.F. on second and third medals, last medal unnamed as issued. All named medals impressed. Court mounted, contact marks, otherwise very fine.
Together with Certificate with Divisional Commander's congratulations in being mentioned in Australian Corps Routine Order No. A.222 of 17-8-1918 for gallantry in the field near Morlancourt on the nights of 29th/30th July. 18 (this actual certificate is illustrated in Medals to Australia 4th edition by R.D.Williams, page 174); b&w photo.
C-de-G: LG 7/1/1919, p317; CAG 23/5/1919, p893, to 3529 Sergeant Walter Henry Woodward, 5th Aust Pioneer Bn for conspicuous service rendered.
Walter Henry Woodward, printer, age 23, born at Fitzroy, Vic; Enl.07Jul1915 at Melbourne, Vic in 11Rfts 8Bn; TOS 5 Pioneer Bn 17Sep1915; Emb.11Oct1915; TOS 59Bn 26Feb1916 at Tel-el-Kebir; Trf to 5 Pioneer Bn 03Mar1916; to A/Cpl 05Sep1916; to Cpl 06Nov1916; Trf to Pioneer Trg Bn 03Mar1917; to Cpl on command at School of Instruction 07May1917; to France 25Jun1917 and rejoined 5 Pioneer Bn 19Jul1917; to L/Sgt 03Aug1917; to Sgt 01Sep1917; RTA 02Jun1919; Disch.10Sep1919.
With copy of Service File and other research.
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FRENCH C-DE-G GROUP OF FOUR: 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19; French ...