Second Lieutenant Raymond Norman Goodyear

  • 1895-1917
  • East Surrey Regiment
  • Killed in action 24 April 1917, aged 22
  • Buried Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, France
  • Born 23 April 1895
  • Father Mr AP Goodyear, Wootton Road, Abingdon, brother of Duncan Matthew Goodyear
  • Attended Abingdon School 1906 to 1907

From The Abingdonian July 1917

GOODYEAR – 2nd Lieut RN Goodyear, East Surrey Regt, killed in France on the 24th April 1917, aged 22 years. His Commanding Officer writes: “He was a promising officer, and led his men weIl and died like a hero.”