Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Wilber Dixon Goodrick

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II Wilber Dixon Goodrick

May 12, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/141449

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Carl Shreve Goodrick and Violet Aulda Goodrick, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 318 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

2. E. 6.

Location:

Ranchi is a town in the State of Bihar some 400 kilometres north-west of Calcutta. It can be reached by air from Delhi, Calcutta and a number of other cities. RANCHI WAR CEMETERY is on Old Hazari Bagh Road about 1.5 kilometres from Ranchi railway station. It is situated next to the Christian cemetery near Kantatoli Chowk. The RANCHI WAR CEMETERY entrance being several metres off the road can easily be missed, and few taxi drivers know the way. Visitors should contact their hotel manager for guidance. There is no residential Caretaker on site and the gate is locked between 5pm and 8am. During working hours the cemetery register can be obtained from one of the gardeners.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Wilber Dixon Goodrick– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Wilber Goodrick– In memory of the students from Jarvis Collegiate who fought in World War II and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Jarvis Collegiate– In memory of the students from Jarvis Collegiate who fought in World War II and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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