Joseph William Windmill | Service Record

First Name(s)Joseph William
Place of BirthBrierley Hill
Club(s)Aston Villa
ServiceBritish Army
RankCompany Sergeant Major
Service Number16/896
Previous Service Number(s)-
Regiment or CorpsRoyal Warwickshire Regiment
Unit(s)16th (Service) Battalion (3rd Birmingham)
Previous Regiment(s) or Corps-
Type of Casualty (If applicable)-
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Date of Death (If applicable)-
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Awards and DecorationsDistinguished Conduct Medal
Military Cross
Citation(s)Distinguished Conduct Medal:
16/896 R.S.M. J. W. Windmill, R. War. R. (Brierley Hill).
“For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He invariably displayed great courage and ability in operations when conditions were exceptionally bad, and set a splendid example of courage and determination.”
(The London Gazette, Supplement 30636, 17 April 1918)

Military Cross:
16/896 S.M. Joseph William Windmill, .D.C.M., 16th Bn., R. War. R.
(The London Gazette, Supplement 31092, 1 January 1919)
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