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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking Godson's grave at Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, France . Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
He was the son of Albert Harry and Emma Godson and the brother of Nora Godson. In 1901 they lived at 118 Robin Hood Chase and later 52 Cedar Road Sherwood Rise (both Nottingham).
He attended High Pavement School.
03 Aug 1917
24
155078 - CWGC Website
Second Lieutenant
9th Bn The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment)
Second Lieutenant Albert Bernard Lawrence Godson, 9th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment, was reported to have been killed in action on 3rd August 1917. He was buried at Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery Grave Reference: B 19
An article published on 9th August 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “KILLED. “LIEUT. A. B. L. GODSON. “Second-Lieut. A. Bernard L. Godson, North Staffs. Regiment, was killed in action on August 3rd. He was the only son of Mr. A. H. and Mrs. E. Godson, 52, Cedar-road, Nottingham, and was 24 years of age. He was educated at High Pavement Secondary School, and joined the Sherwood Foresters in September, 1914. He obtained a commission in the North Staffordshire Regiment in November, 1916, and proceeded to France in January this year, being wounded in March.” Above article is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking Godson's grave at Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, France . Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Albert Bernard Lawrence Godson - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking Godson's grave at Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, France . Courtesy of Murray Biddle