George Thomas Goulder (c.1889-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

GOULDER, GEORGE THOMAS. Gunner. No 103844. 115th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Born Carlton, Nottinghamshire. Married, with two children. Lived 12 Booth Banks, Slaithwaite. Employed as a weaver by Messrs Pearson Brothers, Commercial Mills, Slaithwaite. Played in the first team for Slaithwaite Cricket Club. Was a member of the Slaithwaite Socialist Club. Died as a result of a fractured skull at No 46 Casualty Clearing Station on 20.11.1917, aged 28 years. Buried MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row G, Grave 13.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.
Brother of Privates SYDNEY GOULDER and WILLIAM HENRY GOULDER both of whom died of wounds.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission