Rank: Private

Year of death: 1917

Date of birth: QE Dec 1883

Date of death: 4.10.1917

Place of death: France

Service number: 2333

Regiment: Previously joined the 3rd Dragoon Guards 28.10.1901 whilst living in Scarborough & served in India. Transferred in 1909 to Army Reserve.
WWI served in Australian Imperial Forces Infantry 43rd Battalion.

Medals: Family grave “Killed in action in France”, age 34.

Cemetery location: Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough, Section B
Family grave

Where remembered?: CWGC, Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium, Panels 7, 17, 23, 25, 27, 29 & 31.
Remembered on family grave in Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough.

Biographical Information

Born in 1883 in Scarborough. Parents, William (Sanitary Pipe Maker) & Jane of 58 Prospect Road, Scarborough. James emigrated to Australia (date n/k). CWGC records James as husband of Charlotte H Goodill of Hope Cottage, Seamer.


In loving memory of/JANE ANN/the beloved wife of/WILLIAM GOODILL/entered the homeland/Feb 24 1913/aged 61 years/”Not gone from memory or from love/but to the eternal home above”/also of the above/WILLIAM GOODILL/entered the higher service/April 9 1929/aged 75 years/my rest is in Heaven/my rest is not here/also of Pte JAMES GOODILL/Australian Imperial Forces/son of the above/killed in action in France/Oct 4th 1917/aged 34 year/ever in our thoughts/in/loving memory/of/ELIZABETH (CISSIE)/youngest daughter/of the above/passed away/Aug 28 1922/aged 37 years/God/be with you/till we/meet again.

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