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Rifleman S117 William Charles Godderidge

9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. 

Died of wounds, at 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, in France, on 2nd August 1917, aged 25. 

Enlisted 1st September 1914  – service records survive.

Gunshot wound to the left side of his chest which had penetrated his abdomen.

Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West Vlaarnderen, Belgium.  Grave ref.  XVIII D 20

Awarded:  1914-15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Son of William & Betsy GODDERIDGE

Address:  347 Florence Cottage, Amington, Tamworth

Employment :  coal miner

Click here for the CWGC Page for Sapper Fielding.

Other Links:

NNWFHS Amington War Memorial Page

CWGC Lijssenthoek Military CemeteryLijssenthoek Military Cemetery

Rifle Brigade

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