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James Park Woods
Birth: Jan. 2, 1891
Death: Jan. 18, 1963

World War I British Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. Born in Gawler Australia, he served as a Private in the 48th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force during the First World War. On September 18, 1918, near Le Verguier France, Private Woods took command of a small patrol, attacked and captured a formidable German enemy post. With just two other comrades, he held against heavy counterattacks and kept on firing, inflicting severe casualties while holding off the enemy until help arrived. For courageous bravery under enemy fire, he was awarded the British Victoria Cross in December 1918. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Olive Adeline Wilson Woods (____ - 1986)*
  Gordon Park Woods (1922 - 1943)*
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Karrakatta Cemetery and Crematorium
Nedlands City
Western Australia, Australia
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Record added: Jul 30, 2003
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James Park Woods
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