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Murray Thomas Goodenough

In memory of:

Lance Serjeant Murray Thomas Goodenough

December 22, 1943


Camp Tsurumi 3D, Yokohama, Japan

Military Service


Service Number:

E/21892

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

July 5, 1925
Westbury, Quebec

Enlistment:

October 14, 1939
Bury, Quebec

Son of Thomas John Goodenough and Hilda Gertrude Kidd, of Cookshire, Québec.

Enrolled on June 25th, 1938 in the 7/11 Hussars - NPAM - regimental number 7, at Bury, Sherbrooke, Quebec, discharged on May 1st, 1940 after 199 days of service, then on June 14th, 1940 in the 94th Anti-Tank Battery of the Royal Canadian Artillery, regimental number E-21892, transferred on November 15th, 1940 to the 1st Battalion of the Royal Rifles of Canada, he served in Québec, New Brunswick, in Newfoundland with W Force, in Ontario, in Hong Kong with C Force, and as a prisoner of war in Japan. He had 1,523 days of service, including 786 overseas.

Commemorated on Page 164 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Cdn. Sec. A. B. 12.

Location:

YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Murray Goodenough– In memory of those who served in Hong Kong during World War 11 and did not come home. Submitted with permission on behalf of the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association by Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of Murray Thomas Goodenough– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
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  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
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  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
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  • Telegram– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Yokohama War Cemetery– Canadian Section of Yokohama War Cemetery
  • Grave Marker– Headstone of Murray Goodenough, Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan

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