GOODWIN Thomas Harold
Regiment : Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry)
Service number : 2927
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 20 on 23rd April 1916
Buried : Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial, Israel, Panel 3 and 5.
Birthplace : Born and resident Worcester
Relatives : Son of Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Goodwin, 10 Waterworks Road, Worcester
Memorial : Worcester Guildhall
Also appears on : Worcester St George's Church. Worcester Cathedral Worcestershire Hussars with the information: Private.
T.H. Goodwin 1st/1st Worcester Yeomanry, 2nd Draft, embarked at Devonport 15th November 1915 for service with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt on 6th December 1915. Killed in action on 23rd April 1916.
Source for additional information: The Yeomanry Cavalry of Worcestershire 1914 – 1922.
Great Western Railway Roll of Honour:
Thomas Harold Goodwin Clerk/Goods Department/Worcester Private, Queens Worcester Hussars, Killed in Action 23/4/1916.
Source: The Great Western Railway in the First World War by Sandra Gittins, 2010.
Entered Company’s service as a clerk in the District Goods Manager’s Office at Worcester in October 1910. In November 1914 transferred to Clerk, Goods Department, Worcester. Death reported in the Great Western Railway staff magazine, reference 1916/07/169. Photo in the Great Western Railway staff magazine, reference 1916/09/213
A photograph of Trooper T.H. Goodwin can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 13th May 1916, available at Worcestershire Archives.