Frederick Colin GOODENOUGH

GOODENOUGH, Frederick Colin

Service Numbers: NX133181, N100342
Enlisted: 11 November 1940, Paddington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kyogle, New South Wales, Australia, 18 May 1919
Home Town: Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Primary Producer
Died: Died of Wounds, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, 11 March 1945, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Rabaul (Bita Paka) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

11 Nov 1940: Enlisted Private, NX133181, Paddington, New South Wales
11 Nov 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, NX133181, 19 Infantry Battalion AMF
12 Nov 1940: Involvement N100342
11 Mar 1945: Involvement Sergeant, NX133181, 2nd/19th Infantry Battalion

Newspaper Article

Daily Examiner – Fri 16 March 1945 ... rchLimits=

Sergeant Goodenough was 25 years of age, and had served in the Army for the past six years.
Much of his service had been in New Guinea. Recently he had been in the New Britain and Bougainville Island areas.
He was serving, in Darwin when the Japanese first raided the town..

Sergeant Goodenough was a fine specimen of Australian manhood, very popular throughout the district. Before joining the forces he was well known in sporting circles, and had won many cups for foot running.

A brother, Earl, is a member of the forces.

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Frederick Colin GOODENOUGH was born in Kyogle, New South Wales on 18th May, 1919

His parents were Ernest Rockley GOODENOUGH & Mary Annie Isabel NEWHOUSE (NEUHAUS) who married in NSW on 5th July, 1913

His brother Ernest Earle GOODENOUGH (SN NX162980) (Q304241) served in WW2 & his father Ernest Rockley GOODENOUGH (SN  482952) also served in WW2


In Memoriam from his family (Trove)

"Not just today, but every day

in silence we remember"


"He lived for those he loved

and those he loved remember"


"To be with us in the same old way

would be our dearest wish today"