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Person Details

GODWIN, Charles Fountain Ralph


Name: Eton - WW1 (2) High Street, Eton
NIWM Ref: 7955
RBWM Ref: WM238
Name: Eton Wick and Boveney Eton Wick Road, Eton Wick
NIWM Ref: 7948
RBWM Ref: WM176

Person Details

Place of birth: St Pancras, London
Gender: Male
Date of death: 19/05/1918
Place of death: Etaples, France
Manner of death: Killed other
Age at death: 28
CWGC Ref: 501473
TWGPP Ref: 4006228
Address: Rosedale Eton Wick
Address: Regent Park Barracks London
Address: 14 Oswalds Road Fulham London

Military details

Joined: Enlisted
Military Organisation: Army
Military Unit/Group: 1st Life Guards
Rank: Trumpeter
Service Number: 2556


Wife Edith E GODWIN
Father Ralph GODWIN
Mother Minnie GODWIN

Additional information

Charles Godwin died in a German bombing raid on Etaples. He is remembered at Etaples Military Cemetery.
Charles was a Regular soldier, and trained at Kneller Hall. He enlisted in London.
Charles' wife probably remarried after his death. Her name was Edith E (Nellie) SLADE, formerly Godwin.

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