Camden Remembers
Soldiers' Memorial Macarthur Park
George Noakes Macauley GOODE (Lieutenant 119)
Camden RSL Flame Birth: Dec 1884 Camden, NSW, Australia
Death: 12 Jun 1917 (age 32) Officer's Hospital, St Omer, France
Cemetery or Memorial: Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France

Father: George GOODE ( - 12 Feb 1902)
Mother: Harriette ( - 9 Aug 1919)

George was educated at the Kings College Goulburn, NSW. His occupation was Electrical Engineer and Farmer when he enlisted at Brighton Tasmania on 27 August 1914 and served in the 3rd Light Horse Brigade and the 47th Battalion A.I.F. He departed Melbourne on the 'Geelong' 22 September 1914.

In information supplied by his sister, Barbara Sarah Fielder Matthews (nee Goode) who described herself as the sole survivor of this family, George had a holding 'Coolquay' at Southport Tasmania which he was breaking into shape prior to the outbreak of war.

George took part in the Gallipoli landing and later served in France. He was promoted to Lieutenant (in the field) on 8 November 1916.

His brother (Lance Corporal 44) William John Goode (b.1889 Orange) died 8 May 1915 in Alexandria from a gunshot wound to the head received at Gallipoli.

Lieutenant George Noakes Macauley GOODE died from wounds received when shot in the face by a sniper on 7 June 1917 while leading "B" Company 5th Platoon into action at "Hun's Corner" Messines France age 32.