Rifleman Frederick Harold Goodship

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

15 Apr 1918

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

169 High Town Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds & Herts Tuesday Telegraph , 12th August 1919

Pte Frederick Horace Goodship, 41478, 12th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles, was killed in action in France on April 15th, 1918. It was not until August 1919 that widow Dorothy was officially informed that it was presumed he had died on that date.

Pte Goodship had enlisted in the 1/5th Bedfords (3824) in September 1914 and served at Gallipoli. He was invalided home from Egypt suffering from dysentery, and after recovery he was transferred to the Royal Irish Rifles and sent to France.

He had married Dorothy King at St Matthew's Church, Luton, on May 8th, 1915. Dorothy was living at 169 High Town Road at the time of her 30-year-old husband's death.

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Author: Deejaya

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