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 Albert “Ginger” Goodwin

Albert “Ginger” Goodwin

Birth
Treeton, Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England
Death 27 Jul 1918 (aged 31)
Cumberland, Comox Valley Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Burial Cumberland, Comox Valley Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Memorial ID 18736 · View Source
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Union organizer, B.C. Federation of Labour vice president, WWI draft dodger. Shot and killed by a special constable under controversial circumstance. A 24-hour protest work stoppage in Vancouver on Aug. 2, 1918 in Goodwin's memory was considered Canada's first general strike.
(The date stated on his gravestone is wrong.)


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18736
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert “Ginger” Goodwin (10 May 1887–27 Jul 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18736, citing Cumberland Cemetery, Cumberland, Comox Valley Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .