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David John GODBEE

Regimental number347
Place of birthLismore, New South Wales
SchoolWyan Public School, New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressRappville near Casino, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, John Godbee, Rappville near Casino, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Date of death6 February 1917
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 18), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Clara GOODBEE, Rappville, Richmond River, New South Wales. Native of Cooper's Creek, Richmond River
Family/military connectionsCousin: Pte Buckland, killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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