Broadstairs War Memorial WWI Casualty list:

Private Robert Sydney Goodburn
Home address: Hazel Villa, Clarendon Road, Broadstairs
Educated at: St George’s Commercial School, Ramsgate, Kent
Member of: the ‘Church of England Men’s Society’, chorister, cross bearer and sidesman at Holy Trinity Church,Broadstairs
Employed: At father’s firm as a builder and decorator
Enlisted: January 1917
Service Number: 228612
Unit: 1st Battalion attached 2nd/4th Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) Serving with the Kent Cyclist Battalion, served as ‘Special Constable’ and worked for the V.A.D.
Date of death: 21st March, 1918
Burial location: Pozieres Memorial
Memorial located in: St Peter’s Churchyard
Grave Ref: Panel 85 and 86

Research courtesy of John T Williams


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