Biography

Birth date: 10 November 1887
Birth place: Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Harris Park
Death date: 06 March 1965
Death place: Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Final rank: Major General
Conflict: NP10238 - First World War, 1914-1918
Second World War, 1939-1945
Units:
  • Australian Flying Corps
  • No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Captain
  • Date of embarkation: 16 March 1916
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : United States Distinguished Service Medal

  • Unit: Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Medal

  • Unit: No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Distinguished Service Medal

  • Unit: No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : United States Distinguished Service Medal

  • Unit: No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Private Record

Blake, David Valentine Jardine (Major General, AFC) b:1887

Collection relating to Major General David Blake, AFC, First World War. Collection consists of one letter written to his wife, 28 November 1916; and 7 photographs. Maker: Blake, David Valentine Jardine

PR84/054

Blake, David Valentine Jardine (Major General, AFC) b:1887 - Photo

Collection relating to Major General David Blake, AFC, First World War. Photograph of David Blake standing alongside a plane. Maker: Blake, David Valentine Jardine

PR84/054.001

Digitised Collection

Series 3: Unit Records collected by Henry Arthur Goddard

This series consists of records relating to the First World War service of Berigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. It conatins service records for the 17th Battalion, 35th Battalion and the 9th Infantry Brigade, Australian Imperial Force. The records include army correspondence books kept by...

RCDIG0000655

Sub-series 2: 35th Battalion (1916-1918)

Army correspondence books, official messages and miscellaneous material relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. The army books and correspondence were used by Brigadier General Goddard between 1916 and 1919, whilst in command of the 35th...

RCDIG0000657

Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, 1917

Army correspondence book relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard. This book was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 9 January 1917 and 22 August 1917.

RCDIG0000793

Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, 1917

Army Book 152 relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35th Battalion. This correspondence book was used by Brigadier General Goddard between 15 March 1917 and 3 May 1917. It contains intelligence reports and reports on Lewis guns.

RCDIG0000794

Army Correspondence Book of Henry Arthur Goddard, [1917]

Army Book 152 relating to the First World War service of Brigadier General Henry Arthur Goddard, 35 Battalion. This correspondence book, titled 'Officers', was used by Brigadier General Goddard presumably throughout 1917. It contains information on Officers of the 35th Battalion, including their...

RCDIG0000800

Timeline

Date of birth 1887-11-10
date of birth 1887-11-10
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1916-01-05
Date of embarkation 1916-03-16
Other 1916-09-01 - 1918-10-15 Commanding Officer of 3 Squadron, AFC.
Date returned to Australia 1919-05-10
Date of death 1965-03-06
date of death 1965-03-06