In Memory of

Edgar Robert "Bob" Goddard


Who Survived the War

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Service Number 73137

Regiment/Unit: 28th (North-west) Battalion

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Additional Info: Bob Goddard was born on July 4, 1882 in Ipswich, Suffolk (or Suffold?), England and was an upholsterer before the war. He was 5'6" with black hair and blue eyes and enlisted in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan on October 24, 1914. He served in No. 10 Platoon and was a friend of Privates 73194 John "Jack" O'Brien, 73136 Thomas Richard "Tommy" Gamman, 73140 Samuel Newell, 73195 Robert "Bob" Richardson and Private (later Lieut.) Basil Ward "Bink" Binkly. He Later took training and served on a Stokes Mortar crew. He survived the war after being invalided home with fifty-six unremoved grenade fragments in his legs. His story may be found in the book "Into the Jaws of Death" by Jack O'Brien and is reproduced here.

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