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Lewis Iden Godden

Born East Malling 1910





1939 Census


Death Date: 10 Sep 1942
Death Place: South Africa
Cemetery: Thaba Tshwane (New) Military Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Pretoria, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa

Casualty of WWII, Lewis was a Squadron Leader in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Serial No.75379. He was aged 32. He was Master of Arts-Cambridge.[M.A. (Cantab).]



He was the son of Lewis Lawrance and Louisa Eleanor Godden, of East Malling, Kent, England, and it is on their grave in the churchyard at East Malling that he is remembered.


Lewis Lawrance Godden
Birth 1876
Death 1947 (aged 70–71)
St James the Great Church
East Malling, Tonbridge and Malling Borough, Kent, England
Husband of Louisa Eleanor who was later laid to rest with him.
They lost their son to WWII; he was Squadron Leader Lewis Iden Godden, M.A. (Cantab)- Service No:75379,aged 32. He was killed in action with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve in South Africa on September 10th 1942 and is buried in Thaba Tshwane (New) Military Cemetery, Grave 233.

Louisa Eleanor Godden
Birth 1881
Death 1975 (aged 93–94)
Burial St James the Great Church East Malling, Kent, England

Updated: 2nd December 2018 — 8:22 am

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