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Gnr Wallace Goodwin

Gnr Wallace Goodwin

Birth
Oakham, Rutland Unitary Authority, Rutland, England
Death 2 Jul 1940 (aged 21–22)
At Sea
Burial Cabra, County Dublin, Ireland
Plot Cenotaph, Panel 15. [Screen Wall]
Memorial ID 100157750 · View Source
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318520 Gunner Wallace Goodwin.
The Royal Artillery.
153rd [The Leicestershire Yeomanry] Field Regiment.

Aged 22.
He was born in Oakham in Spring 1918.
Son of Alfred Henry Goodwin and Harriett Elizabeth Tidd Goodwin.
They were married on Oakham in Autumn 1905.

Husband of Doris Elizabeth Barnes Goodwin, of Oakham, Rutland, England.
They were married in Oakham in Q1, 1940.


Commemorated on Grangegorman Memorial
He is thought to be buried in Grave No. 4.
Kilcommon Erris [Church of Ireland]
Belmullet, Co. Mayo.


He was probably on board SS Arandora Star, which was carrying a crew of 375 British crew and military guards, almost 500 German and 712 Italian prisoners of war/internees to Canada, when it was sunk by U-47.
Over 800 died in the sinking.


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  • Created by: John
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100157750
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gnr Wallace Goodwin (1918–2 Jul 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100157750, citing Grangegorman Memorial, Cabra, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .