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GOODMAN, GEORGE HERBERT

Rank:
Lieut-Commander
Date of Death:
31/05/1945
Age:
44
Regiment/Service:
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
 
H.M.S. Vernon.
Awards:
G C, M B E
Grave Reference:
Allied Plot. Row 5. Grave 100.
Cemetery:
THE HAGUE (WESTDUIN) GENERAL CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Herbert Mander Goodman and Agnes Christine Goodman; husband of Constance Bricout Goodman, of Bowdon, Cheshire. P.A.S.I.

Citation

Lt. Goodman defused and stripped the only intact Italian self destroying Surface Torpedo of the same type that killed a disposal team from H.M.S. Medway only days earlier, Lt. Goodman also stripped and defused the first 'Sammy' mine to be recovered in the Eastern Mediterranean and worked on many other types of mine on numerous occasions.

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THE HAGUE (WESTDUIN) GENERAL CEMETERY

Country:
Netherlands
Locality:
Zuid-Holland

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