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Goodson, Horace Henry Cecil (6396) (Cecil)

Place of Birth: Beaconsfield, TAS

Age: 31 years 9 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 2 August 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 6396            view online service record

Address:
169 Stokes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Olive Garraway (aunt)
169 Stokes Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 11 September 1916
Ship: HMAT Euripides A14
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion – 20th Reinforcements

Fate:
RTA: Saturday, 18 January 1919
Discharged: Sunday, 1 May 1921


Brother: Henry Francis Goodson (Frank)


H F (Frank) and H H C (Cecil) Goodson were orphans and although they both listed their aunt Olive Garraway’s address as their address when they enlisted, a newspaper report from April 1917 indicates they had been living with Mrs J Greig at 235 Princes Street. One for 12 years and the other for 10 years.

1917 ‘Interesting Picture.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 14 April, p. 2. , viewed 04 Apr 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88368047

1917 ‘PORT SOLDIERS WOUNDED.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 20 October, p. 3. , viewed 12 Oct 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88368109

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