Roll of Honour

2nd Lieutenant John Frederick Woodall

Linked to: Islip

Regiment: Machine Gun Corps.

Conflict: World War One

Date of Death: 8th November 1917

Age at Death: 21

Burial/Memorial Location: Gaza War Cemetery, Gaza

Awarded MC. The citation for his Military Cross states – for conspicuous gallantry during operations. He rushed a machine gun up to the crater of a newly exploded mine, and by his pluck and skill held the enemy off for 40 minutes until our raiding party had withdrawn. He and his team were under heavy fire.