William Woodcock, of Church Street Ryde, received word in September 1915 of the death of his second son, George, aged 22 years of age. Born in Ermington and education at Ryde, George, left with the 19 Battalion on 25 June 1915, and on 29 August died of wounds at the Dardanelles.

Peter Arfanis, Archivist, Parramatta Council, Heritage Centre, 2014