Lt Percy Travers Goodwin MGC


He was not born in Sussex with name Percy Goodwin. He appears to have added the "Travers " when he joined the army

1890 Aug 5 Born Sussex


1915 Apr 17 Landed in France

1917 Apr 26 Commissioned 2nd Lt. Machine Gun Corps. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts.: " Percy Goodwin "

1921 Nov 4. Joined ARIC with service no 2161 and Posted to G Coy

1921 Nov 12. Admitted Stevens Hospital

1921 Nov 28 Discharged from Hospital. Then medical leave till 8 Dec 1921

1922 Jan discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 1. Joined British Gendarmerie section of Palestine Police . Rank of Head Constable .

1926 Apr 1. Lt. P. T. Goodwin, Res. of Off., is granted the local rank of Capt., while serving with the Trans-Jordan Fron. Force.

1926 Sep 15. Travels from UK to Port Said Capt in Palestine Gendarmerie

1930 Jul 30 Arrives in UK from Port Said. A Civil Servant living in Trans-Jordania

1931 Jan 2. Lt. (local Capt.) P. T. Goodwin, Res. of Off., As granted the local rank of Maj., whilst empld. with the Trans-Jordan Fron. Force.

1932 Sep 29 Arrives in UK. A government official living in Trans-Jordania. "Major"

1932 Honors list - OBE

1934 Jul 5. Arrives in UK A Civil Servant living in Transjordania

1939 Sep 3. A Squadron Commander in Trans-Jordan Frontier Force. Major.

1946 Jun 19. Local Forces. War Subs. Lt.-Col. P. T. GOODWIN, O.B.E. (46100) having attained the age limit of liability to recall, relinquishes his commn. and is granted the hon. rank of Col.

1947 Pensioned from Trans-Jordan Frontier Force

1947 - 1954 on staff list of Uganda Forest Dept "Brig P T Goodwin OBE" (timber grader)

1950 Aug 22. Arrives in UK from Mombassa with his wife Ann. A retired Army Officer

1951 Mar 17 Travels from UK to Mombassa with wife Ann. A government officer living in Uganda

1954 Jun 15 . Arrives in UK from Mombassa. He is retired and travels 1st class with his wife Ann. They have been resident in Uganda. UK address is Priory Drive, Ketleston, Seaview, I of W.

1958 Apr 11.Died aged 58 in Marylebone, London