This page is dedicated to the men and women from Goffstown & Pinardville who lost their live serving their country.
Please keep in mind this page is a work in progress
unfortunately not all the names are listed yet.
If you know of someone who resided in Goffstown that should be listed please let me know
Jesse Carr, Lieutenant; Capt. Samuel Richard's Co., Col.
John Stark's Regt.; enlisted April 23, 1775; 3 months, 16 days; Bunker Hill.
Died June, 1779, while serving in the army at Ticonderoga.
Collin Eaton, private; Capt. Benjamin Stone's Co., Col.
Alexander Scammel's Regt., enlisted March 21, 1777.
Died October 7, 1777; Ticonderoga.
Eleazer Emerson, private, Capt. Samuel Richard's Co.,
Col. John Stark's Regt.; enlisted April 23, 1775; 3 months 16 days; Bunker Hill;
Benjamin Stone's Co., Col. Alexander Scammel's Regt., enlisted March 21, 1777; Died at the evacuation of Ticonderoga July 6, 1777.
Stephen Flanders, private;
Capt. Samuel Richard's Co., Col. John Stark's Regt.; enlisted April 23, 1776, 3
months 16 days; Capt. Benjamin Stone's Co.,
Col. Alexander Scammel's Regt.; enlisted May 1777; Northern New York
Died October 24, 1777
James Gibson, Priv, killed July 7, 1777
Reuben Kemp, private, Capt. Samuel Richard's Co., Col.
John Stark's Regt.; enlisted April 23, 1775; Bunker Hill; reported killed at
Bunker Hill; Revolutionary Rolls,
Vol. XIV, page 42, but we think this is eroneous.
Matthew Kennedy, private; Capt. William Barron's Co.,
Col. Wingate's Regt.; enlisted July 22, 1776; Canada Expedition.
Died October 1777, at Ticonderoga
Charles McCarty, Fifer, killed October 7, 1777
Ezra Myrick, private; Capt. Benjamin Stone's Co.
Alexander Scammel's Regt.; enlisted March, 21, 1777.
He died in service September 28, 1777; Ticonderoga.
Robert W. Aiken, Co. B; Goffstown; age 24; 9th Regiment;
enlisted June 19,1862; mustered in July 12, 1862; private; appointed corporal;
captured July 30, 1864
mine explosion Petersburg, Va.
Died disease January 25, 1865, Danville Prison, Va.
William H.H. Black, Co. C; b. Danvers, Mass.; age 21;
enlisted April 19, 1861; mustered in May 2, 1861; private, mustered out August
14, 1862, Co. K, 10th Regt.;
mustered in September 5, 1862; private, appointed sergeant; first sergeant, second lieutenant, Co. C, July 14, 1864; not mustered as second lieutenant.
Killed September 29, 1864, Fort Harrison, Va.
Lewis R. Colby,
Joseph S Dow,
Warren P. Elliott,
William H. Farmer,
Benjamin F. Greer Jr.,
Hiram A Heath,
James L. Hunkins,
Walter A. Lawrence,
John Mc Master,
Issac W. Martin,
Frederick D. Moore,
Norton R. Moore,
William O. Morgrage,
Thomas L. Rich,
Nathan H. Roberts,
Cyrus W. Sargent,
World War I
Fred Wesley Wyman, US Navy, May 8, 1917 - September 26,
Served on U.S.S. Tampa, boat torpedoed, escorting convoys in European waters; perished in Bristol Chanel on night of September 26, 1918;
all on board (112 souls) drowned that night.
Sergeant Lionel R. Favreau, Died December 1, 1950, in the
vicinity of Pugwon Korea
Received (posthumously) the Bronze Star with V for bravery under fire and the Purple Heart for being wounded in action.
Sgt. Favreau's bravery was featured in a Heroic Comic book in 1951 titled "The Stubborn Soldier" follow this link to view the story
Sgt. Lionel Favreau
Pfc. Leonard Edmond Roy, Died September 5, 1952
World War II
Henry E. Bartlett,
Francis T. Batten,
George R Cochrane,
Rev. Noyes D. Farmer Jr.,
Frank H. Jeness,
Everett I. Kingsley,
Hubert E. Merrill,
Frank N Badolati, SSGT, member Detachment
B-52, Project Delta, 5th Special Forces Group
Died January 29, 1966 Frank Badolati's name can be found on panel 04E, line 105 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall
David G. Dewyngaerdt, Killed in helicopter crash in Spain while training to go to Vietnam.
Richard Godbout, Sgt., 25th Infantry Division, died on December 31, 1967 in Cu Chi, Vietnam. He received the Bronze Star for service beyond the call of duty when he volunteered to go on a security mission. He was hit directly with an RPG (Rocket Propelled Grenade). Dick grew up on Petain St. and graduated from the Goffstown High School. He was married to Linda St.Lawrence of Rutland, VT. His story is told in a book written by Jon Hovde, who was a witness to Richard's death, LEFT FOR DEAD, which tells of Hovde's own dramatic experiences in Vietnam."
Phillip G.E. Charte, Cpl, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, died September 7, 2010 while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Buried NH State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, NH, Sec 4 Row N Site 769