Donald McKenzie Goudy, MC





Jun 22, 1893

Born at Fredonia New York, USA


Sep 29, 1915

Attested into the 37th Battalion at Niagara Camp, Ontario 

Ø      Number 408595

o       Within a very short time was given rank of Lieutenant

Ø      Next of Kin given as Peter L Goudy of 23 Hopetown St., Galt Ontario

o       Also notify NS Goudy (brother) c/o E Fenno, Watertown NY

Ø      Previous occupation given as “Reporter”

Ø      No previous military experience given

Ø      Religion given as Presbyterian


Nov 27, 1915

Embarked the SS Lapland at Halifax Nova Scotia for England



Dec 4, 1915

Disembarked at Plymouth England


Feb 3, 1916

TOS (Taken On Strength) the 17th Battalion


Mar 6, 1916

Transferred to the 21st Battalion


Mar 8, 1916

Disembarked at Boulogne France


Mar 10, 1916

Reported for duty with the 21st Battalion in the field


Jun 7, 1916

Attached to the 4th TM Bty (Trench Mortar Battery)


Oct 19, 1916

To be Acting Captain to replace Capt AP Miller who was wounded and invalided to England


Nov 26, 1916

Ceases to be attached to 4th TM Bty and proceeded on a Lewis Gun Course


Dec 3, 1916

Returned to duty with the 21st Battalion from course 

Granted 14 days leave


Dec 17, 1916

Returned from leave


Jan 17, 1917

Wounded in the left side by a bullet during the daylight Calonne Trench Raid and admitted to the Field Ambulance then transferred to No 23 CCS (Casualty Clearing Station) 

Relinquishes rank of Acting Capt


Jan 22, 1917

Transferred to No 20 General Hospital at Camiers


Jan 25, 1917

Invalided to England aboard the Hospital Ship “Dieppe” and admitted to the Royal Free Hospital, Grays Inn Road, London


TOS the General List from the 21st Battalion


Feb 13, 1917

Medical Board at London determined him to be unfit for General Service for 1 month.  Granted leave for 1 month. 

Discharged from hospital


Mar 13, 1917

Medical Board at London declares him healed and fit for service. 

TOS 6th Reserve Battalion at Seaford


Mar 17, 1917

On Command to HQ London


May 10, 1917

SOS Establishment of 21st Battalion after 4 months absence


Jun 2, 1917

Report filed from No 2 School of Instruction on completing course


Jul 3, 1917

On Command to the School of Musketry at Hythe


Aug 5, 1917

Returned to the 6th Reserve Battalion from course, qualified “2nd Class” on Rifle Course


Sep 4, 1917

SOS the 6th Reserve Battalion on posting to the 21st Battalion


Sep 5, 1917

Arrived at No 2 CIBD (Canadian Infantry Base Depot)


Sep 9, 1917

Joined the 21st Battalion in the field 

To be acting Captain until November 13, 1917 to replace Capt RJ Davidson who was invalided to England


Nov 13, 1917

Reported wounded


Nov 14, 1917

Admitted to No 9 CFA (Canadian Field Ambulance), then to 12 CFA and transferred to No 3 CCS with a shrapnel wound to right leg


Nov 15, 1917

Transferred to No 22 A.T.


Nov 16, 1917

Transferred to No 8 General Hospital at Rouen


Nov 22, 1917

Discharged from hospital to CCRC (Canadian Corps Reinforcement Camp)


Nov 23, 1917

Arrived at Cyclists Base Depot


Nov 24, 1917

Left for Etaples


Nov 25, 1917

Arrived at No 2 CIBD


Dec 5, 1917

Granted 10 days leave


Dec 31, 1917

Left CCRC to join the 21st Battalion


Jan 1, 1918

Rejoined the 21st Battalion in the field


Jan 29, 1918

Granted 14 days leave


Feb 12, 1918

Returned from leave


Feb 22, 1918

Attached to CCRC for duty


Mar 21, 1918

Admitted to No 58 CCS with VDS (Venereal Disease Syphilis)


Mar 23, 1918

Transferred to No “28 AT”


Mar 24, 1918

Transferred to No 14 General Hospital at Wimereux


Mar 26, 1918

Transferred to No 51 General Hospital at Etaples


May 22, 1918

Discharged to duty


May 23, 1918

Arrived at CIBD from hospital


Jun 8, 1918

Arrived at CCRC from CIBD


Jun 14, 1918

Left CCRC for the 21st Battalion


Jun 16, 1918

Joined 21st Battalion in the field


Oct 17, 1918

Admitted to No 4 CFA and transferred to No 33 CCS, with a shrapnel wound to large toe on left foot


Oct 20, 1918

Invalided to England aboard the Hospital Ship HMS Brighton, and detached to the EORD 


Admitted to 3rd London General Hospital at Wandsworth Common


Dec 6, 1918

Transferred to Canadian Convalescent Hospital at Matlock Bath


Dec 12, 1918

Discharged from hospital


Dec 13, 1918

TOS 6th Reserve Battalion from EORD


Jan 11, 1919

Awarded the Military Cross, London Gazette #31119



Feb 11, 1919

SOS Establishment of 21st Battalion


Mar 6, 1919

SOS the CEF on “retiring” in the British Isles (discharged at Seaford)

 Rank on discharge - Captain 

Address on discharge 10 Adam St., Strand, London WC,  England 

British War Medal and Victory Medals sent to 163 Durham Ave., Toronto Ontario


Nov 15, 1940 Deceased at Toronto Ontario


Mount Hope Cemetery, Toronto ON


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