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John GOODCHILD

Regimental number301
Place of birthChelsea, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCutter and glazier
AddressHalifax Street, Hilton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jessie Goodchild, same address
Enlistment date7 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Sarah GOODCHILD
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 March 1939
Age at death65
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 6, Grave No. 30 West), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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