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Owen GODDARD

Regimental number2232
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
SchoolAllenstown State School, Rockhampton, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
Address1 Stanley Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Goddard, Stanley Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in School Cadets as Cpl.
Enlistment date3 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Company
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 1 May 1917
Place of death or woundingDied while prisoner of war
Date of death1 May 1917
Age at death23.5
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCorbenhem Communal Cemetery, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
178
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Enoch and Emma GODDARD, "Leicester", Stanley Street, Rockhampton, Queensland

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