2334 Fred GOODWIN

Date of enlistment 13th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Summary of Private Goodwin’s WW1 service record located in the National Archive of Australia. Full details are available online at NAA series B2455

Date Location Event
6th April 1917 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
2nd December 1916 Australia Disembarked Melbourne
16th October 1916 England Embarked Southampton on HS Karoola for Australia
14th October 1916 England Discharged from hospital and transferred to Weymouth for return to Australia
13th August 1916 France Embarked at Calais on HS Dieppe for England. Admitted to 5th Northern General Hospital, Leicester
6th August 1916 France Admitted No.23 General Hospital, Etaples
5th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound right arm and lower left leg
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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