Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Henry Goodwin

In memory of:

Armourer Corporal William Henry Goodwin

October 15, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

442385

Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

54th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Goodwin, of 1325, Cumberland St., East Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 93 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. P. 11.

Location:

Albert is a town on the River Ancre in the Department of the Somme, 28 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is on the south-east side of Albert and the junction of the roads to Fricourt and Meaulte, and the Extension is entirely enclosed by it.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of William Henry Goodwin– William Henry Goodwin was born on the 24th of January, 1877 in Buckingham, Quebec.  He was a blacksmith by trade and resided in Nelson, British Columbia when he joined the 54th Kootenay Battalion in May of 1915. He arrived in England on the 2nd of December 1915 via the S.S Saxonia. Father to George, Grand-father to Edward and Leslie Brian, Great-grandfather to David and Christine, and Great-great grandfather of Cameron Allan and Jason Brian Goodwin.  William was killed in action at Regina Trench on October 15th, 1916. We do not forget.

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