Friday 29 May 2009

Private Henry Goodwin

Born on 24 December 1878 in Lewishan, England - husband of Kate F. Goodwin, Carleton Place, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as blacksmith, married, no current military service, previously served with the West Kent Regiment in England, Church of England, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 33 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, gray eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 130th Battalion, CEF, in Carleton Place, Ontario, on 29 October 1915 (number 787605) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 14 or 15 November 1916 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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