We remember Sidney Frank Godley

We remember Sidney Frank Godley

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Timeline

Timeline

1889
birth North End, East Grinstead, West Sussex United Kingdom Source:6170031 Source:6186421 14th August 1889
1909
service British Army Private 13814 Royal Fusiliers 4th Battalion Source:6650534 1909
1909
enlistment East Grinstead, West Sussex, United Kingdom Source:6186421 13th December 1909
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:2367050 13th August 1914
1914
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6186434 23rd August 1914
1914
internment pow Doeberitz Germany Source:6973183 24th August 1914
1957
dates Age 67 Source:6650529 1957
employment Worked in an ironmongers Kilburn United Kingdom Source:6650534
internment pow Nr.Berlin Germany Source:6973183
marriage Ellen Eliza Norman Source:6186391
1957
death Not War Related Saint Margaret’s Hospital, he was buried in Loughton cemetery with full military honours. The Royal Fusiliers provided a bearer party and fired a volley over the grave. Epping, Essex, United Kingdom Source:6170031 Source:6186421 29th June 1957
burial Loughton Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Loughton United Kingdom Source:6186421

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Sidney Frank
Initials SF
Last Name Godley,
Source 8840191
First Names Sidney Frank
Initials SF
Last Name Godley
Source 2367050
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Digby Street off Globe Road, Bethnal Green, E2 0LS United Kingdom their own address known 1922
Stanhope Lines, Aldershot United Kingdom military residence address known 1911-04-02
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 13814 Royal Fusiliers 4th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frank Godley father
Avis Godley ....Maiden name Newton mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Eliza Norman wife -

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Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Charlotte33
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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Wikipedia entry for Sidney Godley Deryck11795
Sidney Godley Biography (Felbridge and District History Group) Deryck11795
Royal Fusiliers in World War One Deryck11795
Spink's catalogue, 19 July 2012 Deryck11795
Victoria Cross citation, the Edinburgh Gazette Charlotte33
Article on Sidney Frank Godley Charlotte33
ICRC Prisoner of War records Charlotte33
WFA biography Keith1947

Multimedia

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Dease & Godley VCs Memorial Deryck11795
Sidney Frank Godley Deryck11795
Victoria Cross Deryck11795
The action at Nimy railway bridge Deryck11795
Vickers Gun Deryck11795
Godley Medal Set Deryck11795
Royal Fusiliers cap badge Deryck11795
S F Godley MIC Deryck11795
Quotation Deryck11795
Mons town square Deryck11795
When will it be strawberry? Deryck11795
Sidney Godley post-war Deryck11795
Old Contemptibles Association Deryck11795
Royal Fusiliers Recruitment Poster Deryck11795
Welcome Home Message Deryck11795
Re-enactors at Nimy Bridge Deryck11795
"Grey Hoarde" Advancing Deryck11795
A work detail of British POWs returns to Döberitz Deryck11795

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