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Ernest Joseph GOODWIN

Regimental number285
Place of birthCamperdown, New South Wales
SchoolSt Kearin's, Golden Grove, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address107 Church Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Joseph Goodwin, 107 Church Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets.
Enlistment date6 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 14, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialDuhallow A.D.S. Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 29), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Goodwin, 107 Church Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Edward John Goodwin, killed in action 11 January 1917

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