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Charles Searle John GOODWIN

Regimental number465
Place of birthMerriton, South Australia
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressSolomon Town, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21.2
Height5' 9"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Ann Goodwin, Laura, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; 3 years in the 81st Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Place of enlistmentPort Pirie, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Discharge date5 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Melbourne', 5 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 5 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 November 1959
Age at death64
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, GOODWIN Charles Searle John

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