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Regimental number3499
Place of birthNorth Rockhampton, Queensland
SchoolNorth Rockhampton State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressEdward Street, North Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Joseph Goodsall, Edward Street, North Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death30
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 4), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Katherine GOODSALL. Native of Rockhampton, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 666 Pte James GOODSALL, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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