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Norman GOODSIR

Regimental number28130
Place of birthTraralgon, Victoria
SchoolWarrnambool College, Victoria; East Maitland High School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation hand
AddressBank of Australasia, West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, N H Goodsir, Bank of Australasia, West Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military service14th Infantry; served in Senior Cadets, New South Wales.
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 21
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in London.
FateMurdered 15 August 1919
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 3), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Warrnambool College Honour Roll ('They died for us. For Empire & Right.') Parents: Noel and Mabel GOODSIR, Bank of Australasia, Maitland, New South Wales. Native of Traralgon, Victoria, Australia. Norman GOODSIR was murdered during Occupational Training in London. Authority for inclusion in Roll of Honour is contained in minutes of 49th meeting of A.W. M. Board held in Melbourne on 10th December 1956. (See file 746/1/2)

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