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Ray Goddard

Portrait of Able Seaman Ray Goddard (624854/ NZ7853). Image kindly provided by Ray Goddard (January 2017). Image may be subject to copyright.

Portrait of Able Seaman Ray Goddard (624854/ NZ7853). Image kindly provided by Ray Goddard (January …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ray AWMM
  • Surname
    Goddard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII 624854 AWMM
    • WWII NZ7853 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • South East Asia AWMM
    • Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    • WWII 624854 AWMM
    • WWII NZ7853 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • 1944 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Dengue Fever, Colombo Hospital AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5'11.5" AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Member of the Taupo RSA. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • In 2017, Ray Goddard was interviewed for the NGA TOA / Our War Oral History Projects. That video is on Vimeo and can be found at https://vimeo.com/261980240

    I am Ray Thomas and I author the site about HMNZS / HMS Gambia at http://hmsgambia.org/
    Public - Ray - Researcher - 7 January 2019

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    IN HONOUR: New Zealand’s surviving WWII veterans (Stuff.co.nz). Published 25 April 2020.
    https://interactives.stuff.co.nz/2020/in-honour/index.html
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from information provided by the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photographers (NZIPP) Veteran Portrait Project. AWMM

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07 January 2019RayTerre Haute, Indiana, USAResearcher
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