William is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1921, Ipswich.

Died: 26th December 1944; age: 23; drowned at Scottburgh Beach, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.


Rank: Air Mechanic: Service Number: 47983V.

Regiment: South African Air Force, 5 Squadron.


Memorial Reference:

Column 284.

Alamein Memorial,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William E. and Vera C. Goose.


Father: William Edward Goose, born November 1899, Ipswich.

Mother: Vera Constance Goose (nee Mulley), born February 1901, Wykes Bishop Street, Ipswich.

Sister: Vera Nellie Goose, born February 1920, Ipswich.

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