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James Alfred Goodyer

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Portrait of James Goodyer provided by Maurice Goodyer 2012 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait of James Goodyer provided by Maurice Goodyer 2012 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Goodyer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 50303 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 January 1897 family MurchisonNelson Family
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Sarah Goodyer (mother), Murchison, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 August 1917 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 50303 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 24 March 1917 Military personnel file
    Age 20 AWMM
    Telegraphist/Civilian Military personnel file
  • 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
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart failure AWMM
    • 19 November 1918 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Influenza, admitted GH Havre AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Alfred Goodyer was a postmaster at Hawera and then Rawene for many years.

    He was also a keen brass band player and a member of the Hawera Municipal Band that competed at New Zealand championships. He played the Euphonium. The band conductor was Harry Fox.

    He married Mabel Ogier and they had four children. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 October 1970 Military personnel file
    Age 73 AWMM
    TakapunaNorth Shore City Military personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Burial M Row 9, Plot 65 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald 24 October 1970 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Rest in pease James, grandson of your brother Jack
    Public - Cameron - Other relative - 5 November 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      70: 3 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      New Zealand Herald 24 October 1970 AWMM
    • Armoury Cenotaph File AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The short cut : being a souvenir of the wanderings of "A" Company, 29th Reinforcements, across the two great oceans : Christmas souvenir. [1917]. London: Printed by St. Clements Press. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 November 2015CameronNelson NewZealandOther relative
05 April 2015JulieAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
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