Private Patrick Harry Godding


Pte Patrick Harry Godding, 19653, Dorsetshire Regiment, died at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, Hampshire, on March 6th, 1917, his death attributed to exposure on the battlefield. He was aged 41.

Pte Gooding had broken his thigh on the way to the trenches during his service of about six weeks in France. One report was that the injury was the result of a kick from a horse. He was immediately sent back to England, and his wife, Louisa Annie, visited him in hospital shortly before he died.

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