Remembered with honour Boulogne Eastern Cemetery: Plot IX, Row A, Grave 62.
He enlisted in Lambeth, Surrey; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and died of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, John’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of John and Amy Elizabeth (nee WOODWARD) GOODMAN of Watford.
His parents married 1894 in the Watford district. John died 1936 in Watford aged 70, and was buried 16 May in Vicarage Road Cemetery; Amy died 1952 in Watford aged 88, and was buried 24 December, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
John was born 28 May 1895 in Watford, and attended Beechen Grove Board School, Watford, from 14 April 1902 to 24 June 1909. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 5 he lived in Watford, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1911 Census, a nursery gardener aged 16, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and five siblings.
Date of death29/04/1918
Age at death22
Place of death
NotesHis half-brother Robert WOODWARD died 23 July 1917 and also features on this Roll of Honour
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)