Fred Raymond (Ray) GOULDING DCM

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GOULDING, Fred Raymond

Service Number: 1839
Enlisted: 27 January 1916, Lismore, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Lismore, New South Wales, 15 March 1894
Home Town: Lismore, Lismore Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Georgica Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 4 October 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lismore & District Memorial Honour Roll, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

27 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lismore, New South Wales
16 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1839, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
16 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1839, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boorara, Brisbane

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Biography

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for Conspicuous Courage and Determination on 10 Jun 1917 at Schnitzel FarmREAD  MORE (static.awm.gov.au)

 

"GOULDING. — In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Private Fred Raymond Goulding, D.C.M., killed in action 4th October, 1917. Tho' absent, ever dear.

GOULDING. — In memory of Private Ray Goulding, D.C.M., No. 1839, 42nd Battalion, killed in action at Ypres, October 4th, 1917, aged 23 years. "He hath fought the good fight." Inserted by E. M. and A. W. Ross (Channon)." - from the Lismore Northern Star 04 Oct 1918 (nla.gov.au)

 

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