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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


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


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


P  Headstone, Sligo Town Cemetery, Co. Sligo, Ireland

P  Named on Irish Regiments VC Memorial, NMA, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, by Cross of Sacrifice, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, 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.



VC 1120 VC 1122
VC 1120
VC 1122

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

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