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Fines Henry GODDING

Regimental number891
Place of birthGrafton, Clarence River, New South Wales
Place of birthGrafton, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Grafton, New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
Address2 Wells Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, C J Godding, 30 Queen Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Compulsory Training.
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBellicourt, France
Date of death30 September 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Florence GODDING, "Lorraine" Beaumont STreet, Rose Bay, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: killed 3 May 197; cousin: Roy Godding DCM 15th Bn.

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