War Memorial: Place and
War Memorial: Bomd A Godding R.F.A.
Window: Alfred Godding
Ongar & District War Memorial Hospital Roll of Honour (Blackmore) [ERO
Field Artillery. 120th Battery.
Service No: 58327 [CWGC]
36 RFA GNR 58327
Victory/British RFA/89B p. 7799
14 star RFA/1 p. 27
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
reverse: RH and RFA Rics return dupl. 14 star inscribed 58327 Gnr A Godding
Personal and family information:
Francis Godding, of Enfield, Middlesex.; husband of Bertha
Maud Godding, of Blackmore, Essex. [CWGC]
birth: Enfield Middlesex [WFA]
Godding married Bertha Maud Chumbley in Q2 1914, at Paddington [Free BMD]
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]
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
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