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Henry Arthur GODDARD

Place of birthIlford England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMerchant
AddressStock Exchange, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Maud Elizabeth Goddard, Goth House, Wickham, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date16 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant-Colonel
Unit name17th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollT/BRIG GEN
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order


Recommendation date: 6 October 1917

Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George


Recommendation date: 30 September 1918

Criox de Guerre (Belgium )


Recommendation date: 16 October 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, Groix De Guerre (Belgium), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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