ID numberPR00325
Collection typePrivate Record
TitleWoods, James Parks VC (Private, b:1891, d:1963)
Measurement1 wallet: x 1 cm
Object typeLetters
MakerWoods, James Park
Place madeFrance
Date made1918
DescriptionCollection related to the service of Private James Parks Woods VC. The collection consists of a letter written by Private James Parks Woods to his sister Mary Hardy Woods. Describes the capture of a German post on 18 September 1918 during the advance towards the Hindenburg line, for which Woods was later awarded the Victoria Cross. He also recounts the bravery of his accompanying officer and an address to the troops made by Prime Minister William Hughes in October 1918.