Private Walter Goff
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 200947 formerly 3284

Battalion : 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

He lived at 51 Canal Street, Lenton, Nottingham. Husband of Edith Alice Goff, of 19, St. James Terrace, College Street, Long Eaton, Derbyshire. He was a lace maker prior to enlisting 2nd November 1914 at Long Eaton, Derbyshire. He went to France 13th March 1916 and was transferred back to England 19th September 1917 suffering from dysentery. He was posted to the 2/8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and returned to France 18th January 1918. He was posted to the 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, 23rd January 1918 and was killed in action, 17th February 1918, aged 28, whilst serving in the line near Poelcapelle, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 11. Row A. Grave 12.

Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium.
Private W. Goff grave
Private Walter Goff is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Long Eaton Town Hall War Memorial, Long Eaton, Derbyshire.