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Edward Arthur GODFREY

Regimental number10662
Place of birthGoulburn New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDentist's assistant
AddressGoulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J G Godfrey, Faithful Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentStaff Sergeant
Unit nameDental Details
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/105/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Dental Unit
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919

Military Medal

'On 3rd, 4th and 5th October, 1917, East of YPRES, he volunteered as a Motor Cycle Despatch Rider to maintain communication between the Forward Bearer Posts and Headquarters, and for three days and nights, during the operations, he carried out his duties under very difficult and dangerous circumstances, along bad roads exposed to enemy shell fire.'

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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