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Private John Godden (c.1817.........)

 

Back To . . .96th Foot Manchester Regiment.
  • Born : Circa 1817
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  • Date of Discharge : Died :in service 18th May 1840.
  • Died : 18th May 1840. age 23 years
  • Where Died / Buried : Norfolk Island / Norfolk Island Cemetery. Grave 114
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  • Information supplied by David S. Jeskie. davidjeskie@optusnet.com.au
    Information supplied by Bev and Greg Kerr. gbkerr@cww.octec.org.au

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    The Inscription on the Headstone of
    Private Private John Godden.
    Sacred to the \par Memory of
    John Godden
    Late Private Of Her Majesty 96 Regt of Foot
    Who departed this Life May 18 1840
    Aged 23 years
    Thus through our brother hence is gone
    We mourned not all his grief are
    Of now he stands before the throne
    Monument of saving power
    Then let our voices reach the heaven
    Whose arches shall with praise resound
    By Angels fly by Saints forgiven
    Photographs courtesy of Sue Wyatt

     

     
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    Family Members,  Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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    Last revised: April 26, 2008.