LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Albert William GODDARD

Service No: 21838
Born: Singleton NSW, 2 January 1916
Enlisted in the RAAF: 13 February 1941
Unit: No. 1 Flying Boat Repair Depot, Lake Boga VIC
Died: Injuries, Melbourne VIC, 11 December 1943, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Albert and Kathleen Annie Goddard; husband of Ena Pauline Goddard, of East Maitland, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Redbourneberry NSW
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 11 December 1943, Leading Aircraftman Goddard, a Fitter I Airframe, died from injuries received from boxing.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/16/231