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Alfred Ernest GOODWIN

Regimental number1164
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, South Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
Address160 Bank Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs A E Goodwin, 160 Bank Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied 87th Field Ambulance in the field, France.
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 3), Lesboueufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Alice Thomas; husband of Mrs J. GOODWIN, 30 Margaret Street, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia. Native of Melbourne
Family/military connections3 brothers

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