Hastings Cemetery

Hastings Cemetery

Location:  The Ridge, Hastings, Sussex
Visited:   See Notes below “Cheltonians” buried in this Cemetery:   1
CWGC Information Sheet on this Cemetery can be viewed here

“Cheltonians” buried in this cemetery

Pte James Arthur GOODHALL, 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, is buried in Plot L, Row D, Grave N17.

He was wounded in action between 6th and 8th July 1916 during actions at the Leipzig Salient during the Battle of the Somme.  He was evacuated to a hospital in the Hastings area and died of his wounds there on 30th August 1916, aged 33.

His parents, William and Helen Goodhall resided at 59 Stanhope Street, Cheltenham and his brother, Frank, was killed in action in France on 20th July 1918.

James Goodhall is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial and the St Peter’s Church War Memorial.


1.   I wish to acknowledge and express my thanks to Mrs Caroline Coxon who took this photo on 10th September 2004 and allowed its use here.


Page last updated: 7th January 2009

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