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Goodall H T  Sgt  846

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

From A Tribute to the employees of the Metropolitan
Gas Company who served in the Great War.
(Courtesy of Old Gippstown)

 

Goodall H T   Sgt  846    Harold Thomas           2 FAB    23    Clerk    Single    C of E        

Address:    Essendon, Richardson St, 23    

Next of Kin:    Goodall, Elizabeth A, Mrs, mother, 23 Richardson St, Essendon    

Enlisted:    19 Aug 1914        

Embarked:     A9 Shropshire 20 Oct 1914

Prior service:    25th Battery Field Artillery ; 2½ years still serving.

 

One Thousand Days with the AIF

 

Mentioned in this publication:

Essendon Gazette 10 Sep 1914 re Ancient Order of Foresters

St Thomas' Parish Magazine April 1915 p2

INTERCESSIONS.

The prayers of parishioners are asked for

our soldiers, who have gone from this parish:

Chas. Bale, Harold Arthur Barker, Alfred

John Thos. Brown, Stanley Bowman, Albert

Gordon Dolan, Thomas Goodall....

 

Mentioned in this correspondence:

Letter from H L Fynmore published in Winner 8 Aug 1917

 

Gunner Frederick Sydney Loch also embarked on the Shropshire with the 2nd Field Artillery Battalion, and wrote an account of it published as Straits Impregnable by Sydney de Lough during the war, though initially disguising it as a novel.  An annotated version of Loch's book has been published by Susanna de Vries, and now called  To Hell and Back.

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall A-F

Christ Church Roll of Honour 

Patriotic Concert 1914

St Thomas' Anglican Church

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours

Regimental Register

“Send off to the Essendon Boys”

Metropolitan Gas Company

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