Other names: Ewart Moss
Locations in this story: Sixpenny Handley, DorsetWimborne, DorsetAddistone, Amesbury, WiltshireSalisbury, WiltshireMaddington, Shrewton, Wiltshire
Story: Ewart Moss Goddard was born in Sixpenny Handley, Dorset, on 26 Jul 1888 and baptised there on 9 Sep 1888 the son of Frederick Goddard, a Bootmaker, and Fanny Goddard (nee Castle). He lived all his early life in Sixpenny Handley. His marriage to Ada Flora Witchell was recorded in Wimborne, Dorset, during 1913. He had enlisted with the Royal Garrison Artillery as a Gunner (Service No. 117127), It is not known in which theatre of war he served but he was with the 261st Siege Battery and on his discharge was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Homerton, Addistone, Amesbury, Wiltshire, working in the building trade. His death was recorded in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on 29 Nov 1950 and he was buried at St. Mary's Church, Maddington, Shrewton, Wiltshire. His brothers, Littleton Percival Goddard and Laurel Goddard, also served in the conflict.