1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Alexander Goodfellow

Contributed by: Sarah Bagshaw, on 2008-11-11

Alexander Goodfellow
First Name Alexander
Surname Goodfellow
Year of Birth 1891
Year of Death 1915
Regiment Manchester Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Droylesden, Lancashire

Alexander's Story

Alexander Goodfellow enlisted in Manchester when war was declared, he left for Egypt in September 1914 & went on to Gallipoli, arriving near Helles in May 1915. He was killed at the Battle of Krithea on June 4 1915 & is remembered on the Helles Memorial in Gallipoli. He left behind his wife Emily Goodfellow & two young children, Elsie, my Grandmother, & Alexander, who sadly died of bronchitis aged 12 months on May 13 1915.

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