Wiliam Charles GOODALL


GOODALL, Wiliam Charles

Service Number: 2863
Enlisted: 9 April 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, 1873
Home Town: Balaclava, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Plumber
Died: Illness (Ruptured aneurism internal hernia), No. 1 Auxilary Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 25 January 1916
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Row D, Grave 275 Chaplain W.G.A. Green officiated Headstone inscription reads: Beloved husband of Margaret and loving father of Walter & Alfred
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2863, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
5 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2863, 21st Infantry Battalion
5 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2863, 21st Infantry Battalion, RMS Moldavia, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 35 years

Husband of Margaret Goodall of 16 Nightingale Street, Balaclava, Victoria; father of Walter Goodall and Alfred William Goodall. Margaret died in 1946

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal