Service Number: 1727
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Semaphore, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, France, 8 August 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide Postmaster General's Department WWI Honour Board , Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Exeter Semaphore Uniting Church (fmly Wesleyan) Roll of Honour, Gawler Council Gawler Men Who Answered the Call WW1 Roll of Honor, Gawler War Memorial, Gladstone Memorial Fountain, Gladstone Town and District WW1 Honour Roll, Gladstone War Memorial, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

11 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1727, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
11 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1727, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
8 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1727, 48th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Information has been received by Mr. and Mrs. N. Goldsworthy, late of Gawler, and now residing at Hall-street, Semaphore, that their eldest son, Private Roy James Goldsworthy, 48th Battalion, previously reported missing, has been killed in action. Prior to enlisting, he was relieving post-master at Gladstone. He was 23 years of age last December, and was highly respected. His brother is serving in France.