Medal and ribbon and carboard box of issue.
(See) MODEL OMD 84.
First World War campaign medal awarded to Lieutenant N L Woodroffe, 1st Battalion, the Irish Guards.
Lieutenant Neville Leslie Woodroffe was killed in action 6 November 1914. Woodroffe, who was 21 years of age, was the son of Allen and Beatrice Ellen Woodroffe then residing at 21 Cornwell Gardens, South Kensington. He was the brother of Miss V Woodroffe and Miss A B Woodroffe (qv) both of whom served as VADs during the First World War. The Documents Archive holds papers for Woodroffe and his two sisters. Lieutenant Woodroffe is commemorated on Panel 11 of the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial and features in various references in Rudyard Kipling's history of the Irish Guards, 'The Irish Guards in the Great War: the First Battalion', first published in 1923.