Frederick Goodyear, letters and remains, 1887-1917 | University of Oxford

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Book published in memory of Frederick Goodyear, died 23th May 1917 from wounds received at Fampoux on 12th May during the closing stage of the Arras offensive.

Goodyear served in the ranks with the Artists Rifles, as an observer for the Meteorological Service, Royal Engineers, and finally as a 2nd Lt., 2nd Bn. Essex Regiment.

A brief biography, followed by letters and ‘remains’: articles and poems.

Note pp. 130-135 contain letters sent during the battle and from hospital.

London: McBride, Nast & Co. Ltd., 1920.

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Richard Marshall is studying for a doctorate in the literature of ancient Rome at Wadham College, Oxford, and is a tutor for Ancient History at St Benet’s Hall. In addition to Classics, he has a long-standing interest in the tactics and material culture of the British Army, especially of the period spanned by the Cardwell Reforms and First World War. He has a large collection of original uniform and equipment items used for teaching and research purposes, and is currently exploring the evolution of British military clothing and accoutrements in response to changes in fashion and warfare for eventual publication. He previously worked as a cataloguer for the Oxford University Great War Archive.
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