163317 Lieutenant-Colonel Edwin Albert Hanchard GOODWIN, OBE, Royal Sussex Regiment, HQ 3 District

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  1. dbf

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    Personal Number: 163317
    Rank: Lieutenant-Colonel
    Name: Edwin Albert Hanchard GOODWIN, OBE
    Unit: Royal Sussex Regiment ; Head Quarters 3 District

    London Gazette : 28 June 1945
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy:—
    To be Additional Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order:—
    Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary) Edwin Albert Hanchard GOODWIN (163317), The Royal Sussex Regiment (London, N.I).
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2022
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    Last edited: Jul 4, 2022
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    See also:
    • Bonhams : A silver salver possibly by Henry Wigfull, Sheffield 1944 (1)
    • "Shaped-circular form with moulded border, the centre engraved, "Presented to Lieutenant Colonel Edwin Albert Hanchard Goodwin Royal Sussex Regiment, by United Exporters Limited in appreciation of his having been appointed as additional Officer to the Military Division most excellent order of the British Empire on June 28 1945", raised on three scroll feet, diameter 36.5cm, weight 42.5oz. (1)"
  4. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    Fought in both wars:

    Name: Edwin Albert Hanchard Goodwin
    Birth Date: 31 Dec 1898
    Military Year: 1918
    Regiment: R. Suss. R.
    Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

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  5. Guy Hudson

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    He transferred from the 3rd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment to the R.A.F. 27th March 1918
    Served with 51 Squadron
    Relinquished his commission 4th July 1919
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