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Frederick Henry Goodliff


I am looking for information regarding my grandfather, Fred Goodliff, a marine on HMS Prince of Wales. I know that he was captured by the Japanese after the sinking. If anyone remembers him or has any information, I would love to hear from you.



Re: Frederick Henry Goodliff

Hi Allen

I have been researching my father for some time now and he too was a marine aboard the 'Prince of Wales'. My father was also captured by the Japanese and I believe I may be able to help you but before we take this any further may I ask if your grandfathers address was 61 St Leonards Road Prince Rock Plymouth when he joined the Marines. If so, which I'm almost sure I will be pleased to help.

Bob Hall

Re: Frederick Henry Goodliff

Good morning Bob,

I asked my mom to confirm my grandfather’s address during the war. According to her, when he came home after the war, they lived at 23 Laira Bridge Road, Prince Rock, Plymouth. She is certain, however, that when he first joined the marines, he and my grandmother were still living in Plympton, but she does not recall the exact address. She has a cousin who might know.

Best regards,

Allen Tullar