Regimental Number: 6516
Place of Birth: Wokingham, England
Address: 575 Wellington Street, Perth,
Next of Kin: Mother, Mrs Sarah Goodchild, Hinton Cottages, Hurst, Berkshire, England
Enlistment Date: 17 April 1916
Unit Name: 16th Battalion
Date of Death: 11 April 1917.
He was 22 years old
Cause of Death: Killed in Action or Died of Wounds. Some conjecture as some records indicate that he was reported missing and taken as a prisoner by the German Army. An Australian soldier reported him as badly wounded in the body before he was unaccounted for. The German Death List records that his identity disc was recovered by the Germans from a body fallen at Bullecourt. The disc was ultimately returned to his mother
Place of Death: Noreuil, France
Year of Photo: 1916
- Service Record (National Archive of Australia)
- Australian War Memorial Listing
- Australian Imperial Force Database
- State Library of Western Australia Catalogue
Notes: This soldier was identified with the assistance of Deb Martin from the "Western Front Dead from Western Australia Project"