Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy
(1883-1929)

Died aged c. 46

Geoffrey Anketell Studdert Kennedy (1883–1929) was an English Anglican priest and poet. He was nicknamed Woodbine Willie during World War I for giving Woodbine cigarettes along with spiritual aid to injured and dying soldiers.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

Leeds Grammar School Was founded in 1552 by William Sheafield, chantry priest, Leeds Parish Church. It occupied this building from 1859 to 1997. Famous pupils include: John Smeaton, engineer; G. Studdert Kennedy, 'Woodbine Willie' chaplain; John Ireland, composer; Field Marshal Lord Nicholson of Roundhay. Architect: Edward Barry

Moorland Road, Leeds, United Kingdom where they attended school

Revd Geoffrey A. Studdert Kennedy "Woodbine Willie" 1883-1929 WWI chaplain vicar of this parish

, Rugby, United Kingdom where they worked

Home of Revd G. A. S. Kennedy "Woodbine Willie" Chaplain to HM King George V, Padre to The Forces, curate to Rugby Parish Church

Tom Brown's Tea Rooms, Windsor Court, Rugby, United Kingdom where they lived