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David King Goulding F/40237 Private North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C. November 29, 1915 McNutt’s Island, Shelburne Co., NS March 20, 1940 Aldershot, NS Lockeport, Shelburne Co., NS 25 5 feet, 11 inches Fair Grey Dark Brown Single (at enlistment) Labourer United James Goulding (Father) McNutt’s Island, Shelburne Co., NS Barbara Lynette Goulding (Wife) Bournemouth, UK (January 8, 1943) October 9, 1944 29 Adegem Canadian War Cemetery, Belgium I. E. 11. Commemorated on Page 319 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on July 6 David King Goulding was the son of James Andrew Goulding (1868) and Bertha Hilda (Snow) Goulding (1890-1952) and husband of Barbara Lynette Goulding, of Bournemouth, Hampshire, England. Before his enlistment is was a fisherman working out of Lockeport. Enlisting on March 20, 1940, he departed for overseas on July 18, 1941. He married Barbara Lynette Redding of Bournemouth on December 15, 1942. On June 6, 1944 he disembarked in France as part of the D-Day invasion. He received special mention when, during the fierce fighting, he mounted the hulls of two Sherman tanks to rescue the Commanders. Private Goulding was killed in action during the battles for the Belgian Channel Ports.
David King Goulding (Goulden)
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