William Goodyear (1879-1917)
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:
- GOODYEAR, WILLIAM. Bombardier. No 110237. 219th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Born Jim Lane, Marsh, 21.9.1879. Son of the late Joseph and Sarah Goodyear. Husband of Elizabeth Goodyear. Educated Paddock Council School. Employed as a gardener. At the time of enlistment, was living at Arden Cottage, Shirley Road, Acocks Green, Birmingham. Enlisted July 1916. Killed in action, 7.10.1917, aged 38 years. Buried VOORMEZELLE ENCLOSURE No 1 & 2. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row K, Grave 42.
- ROH:- Shared Church, Paddock.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Bombardier WILLIAM GOODYEAR
- regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
- died: Sunday, October 7, 1917
- age: 38 years
- record ID: 104606
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #104606)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1387119)