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Francis William * GOODWIN

Regimental number17
Date of birth--/01/1888
Other NamesGOODWIN, Francis William~
OccupationFarmer
Address49 Clark Street, Chillwell, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation17
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Smith, The Oaks, Colville, Herts, England
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF8
Promotion date: 5 August 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Conspicuous bravery at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 31 July 1916

Victoria Cross


Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in rescuing wounded at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 7 September 1916

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"


Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at Pozieres.

FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917

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