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Albert John GODFREY

Regimental number427
Place of birthMelton, Victoria
SchoolNo. 1 State School, Alberton, Gippsland, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMorowa, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinmother, Mrs Fanny Jane Godfrey, Post Office, Morowa, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll417
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried Etaples Military Cemetary.
FateDied of wounds 22 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row H, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Horatio and Fanny GODFREY, Morowa, Western Australia. Native of Melton, Victoria. Regl. Number quoted as 417 on Cemetery Details
Family/military connectionsCousin: Arthur Fulton

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