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Surname Goodwin
Forename/s Jesse
Rank Private
Service Number 4884
Fprmerely 13302. Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment
DOB 1893 in New Tupton.
Date & place of death/details 28/03/1917 Aged 23
Died in hospital from shrapnel wounds.
Regiment & Unit 14th Battalion Army Cyclist Corps & Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment).
Service details Dardanelles, Egypt, France & Flanders.
Was serving as a despatch rider with the Cyclists corps in France at the time of his death. Also served as a stretcher bearer.
Military Awards?  
Married?               Children?  
Any photographs? Derbyshire Times. 7/4/1917
Derbyshire Courier 3/4/1917
Derbyshire Times & Derbyshire Courier Obituaries.
Goodwin J

Goodwin J
Parents names Mr Walter & Mrs Eliza Goodwin.
Parents address 5, Newclose Terrace, New Tupton
Grave location or   memoria location Buried at Cayeux Military Cemetery, France.
Living relatives?  
Any other information? Enlisted 22 August 1914.
Pre war occupation was a miner at the Avenue Colliery which was the Clay Cross Company No. 9 pit.
Youngest son of Mr & Mrs Walter Goodwin.
Cousin to Walter & Sam Goodwin, also remembered on Tupton's Memorial.
Cayeux Military Cemetery               Jesse Goodwin Grave

Campaign Medals:
Victory Medal

Victory Medal
Jesse Goodwin was awarded the Victory medal, also called the Inter Allied Victory Medal. This medal was awarded to all who received the 1914 Star or 1914-15 Star and, with certain exceptions, to those who received the British War Medal. It was never awarded alone. These three medals were sometimes irreverently referred to as Pip, Squeak and Wilfred.

Eligibility for this award consisted of having been mobilised, fighting, having served in any of the theatres of operations, or at sea, between midnight 4th/5th August, 1914, and midnight, 11th/12th November, 1918. Women who served in any of the various military organisations in a theatre of operations were also eligible.
British War Medal

British War Medal
Jesse Goodwin was also awarded the British War Medal for service in World War One. This British Empire campaign medal was issued for services between 5th August 1914 and 11th November 1918.

The medal was automatically awarded in the event of death on active service before the completion of this period.