John Goodwin (British Army officer)
Sir John Goodwin
KCB, KCMG, DSO
|14th Governor of Queensland|
13 July 1927 – 7 April 1932
|Monarch||King George V|
|Preceded by||Sir Matthew Nathan|
|Succeeded by||Sir Leslie Orme Wilson|
24 May 1871|
|Died||29 September 1960
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
|Spouse(s)||Lilian Isabel Ronaldson|
|Years of service||1893–1923|
|Unit||Royal Army Medical Corps|
|Commands||Director General Army Medical Services (1918–23)|
First World War
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath
Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
Distinguished Service Order
Mentioned in Despatches (3)
Army Distinguished Service Medal (United States)
Croix de guerre (Belgium)
Lieutenant General Sir Thomas Herbert John Chapman Goodwin KCB, KCMG, DSO (24 May 1871 – 29 September 1960), known as Sir John Goodwin, was a British soldier and medical practitioner, who served as the Governor of Queensland from 1927 to 1932.
Goodwin was born in 1871 in Kandy, Ceylon to a British Army surgeon father and an Australian mother. He was educated in England at Newton College, Devon, and undertook medical training at St Mary's Hospital, London where he graduated with a Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (M.R.C.S.) and Royal College of Physicians (L.R.C.P.) in 1891.
Commissioned a lieutenant in the British Army Medical Department, Goodwin was stationed in India where he saw active service on the North-West Frontier from 1897 to 1898 and was awarded to the Distinguished Service Order.
Governor of Queensland
Goodwin served as Governor of Queensland from 13 July 1927 to 7 April 1932.
- Paul D. Wilson, Goodwin, Sir Thomas Herbert John Chapman (1871–1960), Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 9, Melbourne University Press, 1983, pp 49–50.
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