honor role

Goode, Roger Britten

** MC 468 Lieut. 12th Bn.

Born at Kent-town Adelaide, CoE. Enlisted 19 August 1914 age 22, clerk. Nok parents, Edward Francis and Emily Annie Goode, Adelaide. Embarked at Adelaide 22 October 1914 per A1 Hymettus. Served at Gallipoli and then in France where he was wounded in the thigh on 23 August 1918. His London address in 1919 was 7 Kings Gardens, West Hampstead, London and then, Mathew Goode & Co. Ltd 18 Silk Rd, London. RTA October 1919 per A14 Euripides and in later years he resided at Johnston St, Peppermint Grove and at Butler Way Peppermint Grove. Service medals: MC, 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM. Citation for his Military Cross ‘Lieutenant Roger Britten Goode for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. By skilful handling of his platoon, this officer rushed two enemy strong points 300 yards in advance of our position, capturing four machine guns and seventeen prisoners. Later, three enemy counter attacks were repulsed largely owing to his coolness and determination.’ Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. 15 4 February 1919. London Gazette 3rd Supplement No. 30901 18 September 1918.