Blackmore Area Local History

First World War Commemoration:
Alfred Godding

Died in the First World War.
Contact the Project Team: E-mail
Home Blackmore WW1 Index

Alfred Godding

War Memorial: Place and inscription
Blackmore War Memorial: Bomd A Godding R.F.A.
Church Window: Alfred Godding

Ongar & District
War Memorial Hospital
Roll of Honour (Blackmore) [ERO A10815]


Royal Field Artillery.  120th
Battery.  Service No: 58327 [CWGC]

Service Details:
London  [WFA]
Medal cards: 1014

Victory/British RFA/89B p. 7799
14 star RFA/1 p. 27
Action taken
Dup Star brought to charge by CRV 409 date
18/12/19 authy RFA/1 and 18a
Deleted from RFA/25/20 authy RFA/1 and 18a

Qual date
On reverse: RH and RFA Rics return dupl. 14 star inscribed 58327 Gnr A Godding RFA
11/12/19   []

Personal and family information:
Son of Francis Godding, of
Enfield, Middlesex.; husband of Bertha Maud Godding, of Blackmore, Essex. [CWGC]
Place of birth:
Enfield Middlesex [WFA]
Alfred Godding married Bertha Maud Chumbley in Q2 1914, at Paddington [Free BMD]
Baptism of children:
13.7.1916    Alfred Leonard, son of Alfred & Bertha, occupation: “Soldier”
17.12.1916   Arthur John, son of Alfred & Bertha, “Soldier”  [ERO D/P 266/1/17]
Bertha Maud Chumbley was born Q3 1895 in High Ongar, and had lived in Blackmore from 1900.  She was the half sister of Arthur John Nash who died in the First World War and is also commemorated on the Blackmore War Memorial.

Date of Death:
8th May 1917


Where died:
Killed in action [WFA]

Place of Burial or Commemoration:
Buried at Aux Reitz Military Cemetery, south west of Neuville, St. Vaast and 3¾ miles north of Arras. II. A. 5. Cemetery: La Targette British Cemetery, Neuville-St. Vaast, France [CWGC]

List of Sources:, Commonwealth War
Graves Commission (CWGC), Essex Record Office, Free BMD, Western Front Association

War Memorial

Church Window

Great War Gallery

Go to Blackmore Index
Go to top Data produced by the Blackmore War Memorial Research Project Group: Bruno Giordan, Diana Abel, Andrew Smith.
Last Updated: 28 May 2010