|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Nelson, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Father, Andrew Godbaz, Nelson, New Zealand|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Artificer|
|Unit name||1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||MIS34.12.1.RANBT1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Divisional Ammunition Column|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Arrived Lemnos, 21 July 1915.
Rejoined unit, Ismailia, Egypt, 21 January 1916, from duty as Baggage guard.
Transferred to 13th Field Artillery Brigade, and taken on strength of 53rd Battery, Tel el Kebir, 30 March 1916.
Promoted Temporary Shoeing Smith Corporal, Ferry Post, 3 May 1916.
Transferred to 13th Brigade Ammunition Column, 14 May 1916, and promoted Farrier Sergeant.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 May 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 5 June 1916.
Transferred to 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, 24 November 1916.
Admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 5 March 1917 (mumps), and transferred same day to Corps Mumps Station; discharged to duty, 22 March 1917; rejoined unit, 23 March 1917.
On leave, 3 June 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 19 June 1917.
On leave to Paris, 1 March 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 9 March 1918.
Transferred to 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, 21 April 1918.
On leave to England, 6 August 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 24 August 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Cluny Castle', 23 March 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 21 May 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged, Brisbane,24 July 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GODBAZ Simon Scutter|