1. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.123
2. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour26C GQS

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Education & Career :

He was a keen photographer and in the course of his naval career took many photographs including the oldest surviving photographs of Sharjah in 1907-1909 showing Sharjah Fort.

He was also a keen cricketer.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: Not Yet Known 


Action : Natural Causes 

Natural causes is attributed those deaths due to causes that were not directly associated with the war. Included in this are wartime deaths resulting from, for example, theSpanish Influenza pandemic and its associated pneumonia problems and other attributions such as age and exhaustion. It also groups those who through Post Traumatic Stress committed suicide as a result of their experiences.

Gouldsmith was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1901.
Lieutenant, HMS Lapwing, Royal Navy 1907.
Gouldsmith was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1909.
Gouldsmith was appointed to the armoured cruiser H.M.S. Good Hope on 28 March, 1914 but was fortunate to fall sick, ensuring he would not die in her in the Battle of Coronel. He was appointed to the first class protected cruiser Europa during the Test Mobilisation in July, but was reported sick at home on 23 August. Whatever was afflicting him, he never recovered – his service record notes a series of medical evaluations. Gouldsmith died in mid-February, 1915

Detail :

Arthur GOULDSMITH died of the effects of a broken fibula.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Royal Naval College and United Service No. 1593 E.C.London

13th January 1907
16th April 1907
6th June 1909

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