|Sherwood Foresters (Nottingham and Derbyshire Regiment)||30315|
James Goodall (senior), born in about 1870 in Codnor, would have been about forty-four when he joined the Army. He, his wife Annie and their children lived in the Fritchley/Bullbridge area. He worked as a lime burner. His son James Goodall (junior) also served in the Army.
He married Alice Taylor in the March quarter of 1896 in the Basford registration district.
[From Simon Johnson]
James attested for service with the Grenadier Guards on 31 December 1892: three years with the Colours and nine years with the Reserve. He was transferred to the Reserve on 31 December 1895 and was discharged from the army by purchase on 16 February 1899. During the First World War, James re-enlisted in the army on 23 August 1915, with the Sherwood Foresters under regimental number 30315.
James Goodall's step-son, James Goodall (aka James Taylor), is also on the Roll of Honour.
RG13 piece 3231 folio 9 page 10
Note: M. Goodall is Mary and C. Goodall is Charles