21 year old Reginald Woodman is listed on the CWGC website as having been killed in 1917 with the Royal Irish Rifles.
Soldiers Died in the Great War shows he was in the Army Cyclist Corps prior to the Royal Irish Rifles
|Death Date:||8 Aug 1917|
|Death Place:||France and Flanders|
|Regiment:||Royal Irish Rifles|
|Type of Casualty:||Killed in action|
|Theatre of War:||Western European Theatre|
|Comments:||Formerly 6896, A. Cyc. Corps.|
He was transferred to the 15th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles on the 20/5/1916 and then to the 9th Battalion on the 27th June 1916.
He appears on the War Memorials for :
St George's Church
With his 3 brothers. he is on the Roll of Honour for St Thomas's Church and for St George's Church.
The father William George Woodman (1868-1936) appears to be from Burnham on Sea in Somerset originally. The mother Askin Hutcheon Woodman (1868-1950), nee Grimwood, appears to have been from Scotland but died in Devon.
Clifford appears to have joined the Royal Dublin Fusiliers in September 1914 as 13860. Landed with the 7th Battalion at Suvla on the 7th August 1915. Suffered Malaria during his time in the Army. Discharged to the reserve (Z Class).
William James Alexander appears to have joined the Royal Dublin Fusiliers as 14144. No service record to confirm battalion but he landed in Gallipoli on the same date as Clifford. Commissioned as a 2nd Lt in the Labour Corps, 28th May 1918. Medal card gives address as Ivanhoe, Lindsay Road, Glasnevin, Dublin. Appears in the London Gazette in 1922 still as a 2nd Lt
Albert George Woodman appears in the 1907 London Gazette as a messenger boy for the GPO
Currently not sure about who he served with during the Great War.
1911 census for the Woodman family
1901 census for the Woodman family
Marriage record for William Woodman and Aksin Grimwood
Baptism record for Reginald
Baptism record for Clifford
Baptism record for William
Baptism record for Albert
Baptism record for Kathleen