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Alexander Goodgame


39th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: R. Schnitzler
  • Plaque: 2343

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Alexander Goodgame was a single labourer at the time of his enlistment on the 17th April 1916 at the age of 29. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on the 28th of July 1916.
On the 4th of June 1917 he was wounded in action with a gunshot wound to his left hand. Alexander was wounded in action on a second occasion on the 12th of October 1917 with a gunshot wound to his forehead. He was invalided to the U.K on the 17th of October 1917. He rejoined his unit on the 20th of May 1918.
On August 18th 1918 Alexander was wounded on a third occasion with a gunshot wound to his back. He was invalided to the U.K on August 13th and returned to Australia on the 17th of February 1919. Alexander was discharged as medically unfit on the 31st of March 1919.

Tree No. 2343

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour