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Paul Franklyn Joseph GOODCHILD

Regimental number6516
Place of birthWokingham, Berkshire, England
Place of birthWokingham, Berks.,
SchoolHurst National School, England
Age on arrival in Australia18.9
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Address575 Wellington Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sara Goodchild, Hinton Cottage Hurst near Twyfords, Berks, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSauchy-Lestree Communal Cemetery (Grave No. 7), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Sarah GOODCHILD, Hinton Cottages, Hurst, Berks., England
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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