Mount Goodall

Feature Type:Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NE of Hobson Lake at NE side of Wells Gray Provincial Park, W of Valemount, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Tags: World War II
Latitude-Longitude: 52°46'36''N, 120°05'24''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93A/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 1 June 1966 on 93 A.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Named to remember Canadian Army Trooper Walter Henry Goodall, K 76212, from Macalister (between Williams Lake and Quesnel); serving with the Governor General's Horse Guards, RCAC, when he was killed in action 4 January 1945, age 24. Buried at Villanova Canadian War Cemetery, Ravenna, Italy, grave I. A. 5. Survived by parents Albert Edward and Gertrude Anne Goodall, North Vancouver.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office