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William George GOODE

Regimental number15560
Date of birth18 April 1896
Place of birthRichmond, South Australia
SchoolRichmond Public School, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCabinetmaker
AddressRichmond, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lily Goode, Wattle Avenue, Richmond, South Australia
Previous military service78th Infantry
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDivisional Signal Company 5, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 23 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Discharge date28 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2604 Percy Thomas GOODE, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 8 July 1919; 1943 Pte Clifford Andrew GOODE, 50th Bn, killed in action, Moriell, 2 April 1917; Archibald A. Goode, volunteered but was rejected as medically unfit.
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Contracted illness, invalided to Dunstable, England; recovered, returned to duty.

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