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Number Private 5023

Battalion 23rd Battalion

Place of Birth Warragul

Next of Kin His mother, Mrs. Ellen Goodwill of Mardan,
then Dumbalk North and then Drouin.

Date and place of enlistment Leongatha on 31/1/1916

Physical details on enlistment Age 21 years 5 months, 5'11",
12 stone blue eyes and brown hair.

Religion Methodist

Occupation Labourer

Date and place of death

He died of wounds 24/3/1917

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried at Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension near Albert

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He was from Dumbalk and attended Dumbalk School

Military History

He is on the Meeniyan Honour Roll
31/1/16 He enlisted in Leongatha
19/7/16 He embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Armidale
20/9/16 He disembarked Plymouth
19/11/16 He went o France via Folkstone
1/12/16 He joined his unit
20/3/17 He was wounded in action
23/3/17 He died of wounds
He was buried at Dernancourt Communal cemetery extension near Albert
Mrs. Goodwill received a package of effects
The effects were: � discs, coins, knives, a purse, a ring, letters, photos, carbon notebook, fountain pen, a wallet, a money belt. a testament and a strop.

31/12/20 Mrs. Goodwill received a letter telling her what is on the grave marker
9/5/21 Mrs. Goodwill asked why she has not received the canteen funds
There are letters about the medals and Mrs. Goodwill points out that she had three sons at the front. Arthur James and William Henry Goodwill.
Mr. Goodwill received the medals


GOODWILL, Albert Jonathon

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