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William Henry GODFREY

Regimental number590
Place of birthNorth Brighton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer's assistant
AddressNorth Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Henry Godfrey, 155 Bay Street, North Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 5 February 1916; taken on strength 37th Bn 18 April 1916; mortally wounded 1 December 1916.
FateDied of wounds 1 December 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death22
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 4), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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