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John Claydon Goodman

In memory of:

Gunner John Claydon Goodman

July 3, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

880328

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Artillery

Division:

9 Coast Regt.,

Additional Information


Son of William and Fannie Goodman, of Ferguson's Cove, Nova Scotia.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

6. A. 40.

Location:

The town of Kanchanaburi is 129 kilometres North-West of Bangkok and is best reached by road, along the National Highway which runs north from the capital. There are bus and train services from Bangkok. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery is situated adjacent to Saeng Chuto Road which is the main road through the town. When approaching from Bangkok, the cemetery is on the left side of the road, towards the far (northern) end of the town. A Commission signpost faces the cemetery on the opposite side of the road.

Visiting Information Kanchanaburi War Cemetery is open at all times. The cemetery and memorial registers are kept in the cemetery service area and must be requested from one of the gardeners. Wheelchair access through the main entrance is impossible due to the design of the entrance feature. Access is possible during normal working hours, 08:00-17:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00-12:00 Saturday, through the service entrance adjacent to the office and base site. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) on telephone number 01628 507200. Please note we are currently embarked on a project to renovate bronze plaques at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery and Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand. Visitors may notice different colours and coatings on plaques and this is quite normal as part of the as the renovation process.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Gravemarker
  • Grave marker– Photo Taken in Mid December after Rememberance day 2006.
  • War Memorial– Photo of Memorial within War Cemetary
  • Grave markers– Photo Taken at War Cemetary Mid December 2006.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Photo taken Mid December 2006
  • War Memorial– Photo taken mid December 2006. One of the memorials at the War cemetary.
  • War Memorial– Photo taken mid December 2006. One of the memorials at the war cemetary
  • Cemetery– Photo taken mid December 2006.
  • War Cemetery– Photo taken of entrance to War Cemetary Mid December 2006.
  • Grave Marker
  • Cemetery
  • Plaque– Plaque at Kanchanaburi

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