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Only son of Charles and Sarah Goater, of Nottingham; husband of Margaret Goater, of 14, Exchange St., Retford, Nottingham (CWGC).
Member Nottingham Rowing Club
18 Apr 1918
2948117 - CWGC Website
Enlisted Retford, residence Nottingham (SDGW)
255th Bde Royal Field Artillery
"B" Bty 255th Bde. He is buried in Lillers Communal Cemetery Extension (grave ref B.37)
Memorial card in Nottingham Rowing Club archive (Nottinghamshire Archives ref DD 865/67/1-59): 'Killed in action, 21 April 1918, Lionel Roy Goater, Driver, RFA, age 33 years. Only son of Charles and Sarah Goater, 28 Cranmer Street, Nottingham.' Nottingham Post obituary (abridged) 29 April 1918: GOATER killed in action April 21st (sic) Lionel Roy Goater, Driver Royal Field Artillery, age 33 [CWGC 32], only son of Mr and Mrs Charles Goater, Cranmer Street, Nottingham and husband of Margaret Goater, Retford.
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