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John GOODWIN

Regimental number1460
Place of birthEast Charlton Victoria
OccupationContractor
AddressRushworth, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8.5"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinFather, E Goodwin, Rushworth, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date23 February 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Wounded in action (gun shot wound, above left knee); admitted to Port Said Hospital, 18 May 1915; discharged, 29 June 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Port Said on board Ht 'Ballarat', 5 July 1915; disembarked, 6 August 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 23 February 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 December 1966

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