Born: 1883, Ipswich.
Died: 20th September 1914; age 31; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Beverley, Yorkshire.
Date of Entry Therein: 8th September 1914.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 8387
Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star+ Clasp.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late Henry & Laura Goodchild.
1891 Siloam Place, St. Clement’s, Ipswich.
William was 7 years old and living with his parents and brothers.
Henry Goodchild, 45, a General Labourer, born Ipswich.
Laura Goodchild (nee Allard), 33, born Ipswich.
David Goodchild, 13, a Fisherman, born Ipswich.
Henry Goodchild, 11, born Ipswich.
1901 Maiden Cottage, Langtoft, East Yorkshire.
William was 18 years old, a Horseman on a Farm. He was 1 of 7 Servants for 73 year old, widower, Crosby Lamplough, a Farmer.
William was 18 years old, a Soldier ranked Private for the 2nd Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment.
Soldiers’ Effects to Henry Goodchild – father; Mrs. Clara Agnes Goodchild – sister-in-law; Henry Goodchild – brother and Frank Goodchild – brother (retained – in a Mental Hospital at Verdun, Quebec, Canada.