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Eric Hector Goodfellow

Portrait of E. H. Goodfellow. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1916, v.4, n.1. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of E. H. Goodfellow. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1916, v.4, n.1. Image has no known …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Hector AWMM
  • Surname
    Goodfellow AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
    Wounded September 1915 AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas and Jane G. Goodfellow, of The Brae, Golf Rd., Auckland, New Zealand.

    Pupil at Auckland Grammar in 1906 - 1909. Decided to study medicine at Edinburgh from 1913 and excelled in his studies winning medals and prizes.

    First enlisted with the Royal Army Medical Corps, serving with the Australian Field Hospital

    Commissioned with the Royal Field Artillery leaving for the Front in 1915. Wounded and convalescing in England he was recalled to his battery at Kut-el-Amara and was shot in the head whilst directing the fire of his guns.

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    9 March 1916 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Kut-el-AmaraIraq AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle., 2nd Term 1916 p. 9 includes portrait AWMM
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Basra Memorial, Basra War Cemetery, Iraq AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Epsom Presbyterian Church, 10 Gardner Road, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle., 2nd Term 1916 p. 9 includes portrait AWMM
    • A.U.C. roll of honour, 1914 - 1920. MSS & Archives E-2, Special Collections, University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services. AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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