Thomas Woodcock VC Completion

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  Thomas Woodcock VC Memorial Complete I am happy to announce that the new commemorative artwork for Thomas Woodcock VC is now complete. The steel and mosaic artwork contains pictures produced by pupils from St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School in Wigan, (Thomas’s old school), and images of the Hardybutt’s area of Scholes in Wigan where he lived. I also […]

Private Woodcock VC Commemorative Artwork

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Me alongside Tracey Williams from Wigan and Leigh Homes, tenants’ representative Chris Brady, Thomas Woodcock VC’s granddaughter Veronica Ashton and historians Tom Walsh and Terry Atherton at the spot where the new artwork will go. Thomas Woodcock was 29 years old, and a private in the 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards, British Army during the First […]