John Albert Clarence (Alby) GODWARD

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GODWARD, John Albert Clarence

Service Number: 2214
Enlisted: 26 September 1916, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Loddon Vale, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Pyramid Hill, Loddon, Victoria
Schooling: Hawkinston State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Crouy sur Somme, France, 2 August 1918
Cemetery: Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme
Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 6
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2214, 13th Light Horse Regiment, Melbourne, Vic.
17 Jan 1917: Involvement Private, SN 2214, 13th Light Horse Regiment
17 Jan 1917: Embarked Private, SN 2214, 13th Light Horse Regiment, RMS Omrah, Melbourne
9 Jul 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 24th Infantry Battalion, Belgium
22 Mar 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2214, 24th Infantry Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918, Gas poisoning. Evacuated to hospital (France). Rejoined unit 4 May 1918.
19 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2214, 24th Infantry Battalion, Dernancourt/Ancre
4 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2214, 24th Infantry Battalion, Le Hamel - Blueprint for Victory
1 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2214, 24th Infantry Battalion, Severe SW to head. Evacuated to 5th CCS however died of wounds the next day 2 August 1918.
2 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, SN 2214, 24th Infantry Battalion

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