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VC1121    Martin Joseph Moffatt

Name   Martin Joseph Moffatt    No.      

VC Issue No.   1121   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Prince of Wales Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Later   

Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won    Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Knappagh Road, Sligo, Co. Sligo, Ireland

Place Of Death   At sea off the coast of Sligo, Co. Sligo, Ireland

Buried/Location Ashes   Sligo Town Cemetery, Co. Sligo, Ireland

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted    26 December 1918

VC Presented  12 June 1919 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

Headstone, Sligo Town Cemetery, Co. Sligo, Ireland


By The Way…

Princess Patricia's Light Infantry was named after Princess Patricia of Connaught, the daughter of the Governor General of Canada, granddaughter of Queen Victoria


VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.

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BORN   15 April 1882

DIED   5 January 1946   AGE   63

VC Won   14 October 1918    AGE    36

Place VC Won   Near Ledeghem, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War