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Regimental number333
Place of birthTemora, New South Wales
SchoolTemora Public School, New South Wales
AddressBellevue, Newtown, Temora, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 10"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eulalie Goodman, Bellevue , Newton, Temora, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Cadets.
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Great courage and coolness under fire, materially assisting detachment leader. Demicourt 9 April 1917).
Recommendation date: 18 April 1917

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSoldier stated place of birth as Temora, New South Wales. Mother (Roll of Honour circular) stated his place of birth as Redfern, New South Wales.
FateDied of wounds 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBoulogne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr F. and Mrs E. GOODMAN, 'Corabri', 23 Ashburner Street, Manly, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GOODMAN John

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