FRANK ETHERIDGE GOODCHILD

 

Born: 1892, Ipswich.

Died: 17th February 1915; age 23: KiA. Served 5 years & 302 days.

Enlistment Location: Richmond, Yorkshire; date: 22nd April 1909; age: 21 years & 6 months. Enlisted for 7 years’ Army Service and 5 years’ Reserve Service.

 

Service:

Home – 22nd April 1909 – 1st February 1910

India – 2nd February 1910 – 21st December 1914

Home – 22nd December 1914 – 14th January 1915

B.E.F. France – 15th January 1915 – 17th February 1915.

 

Date of Entry Therein: 15th January 1915 – France.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 9164.

Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 21 & 31.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Brother of Mr. D. Goodchild, of 59, St. George’s Street, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

 

Brother to WILLIAM GEORGE GOODCHILD.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   1, St. John Square, Ipswich.

Frank was 9 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Henry Goodchild, 55, a Labourer – Gas Works, born Ipswich.

Laura Goodchild (nee Allard), 44, born Ipswich.

Henry Goodchild, 21, a Quay Labourer, born Ipswich.

 

1911   India.

Frank was 19 years old, a Soldier ranked Private for the East Yorkshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

 

Frank’s mother, Laura Goodchild died 1917, Ipswich.

 

The Soldiers’ Effects were not issued.

East Yorkshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

 

 

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