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Regimental number5098
Place of birth263 Queen St, Hurst Cross, near Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England
SchoolSt John's church School, Hurst Cross, near Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRailway Boarding House, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Goddard, 411 Dorchester Street, West Mount Montreal, Canada
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 September 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Date of death5 September 1916
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery (Plot B, Row 23, Grave No. 10), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaiah and Hannah GODDARD, 131 Kenilworth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Native of Hurst Cross, Ashton-under-Lynne, Lancs, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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