Born 15 January 1920
Private First Class Goforth was assigned to the 184th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was killed in action on 4 May 1945. At that time the 7th Infantry Division was engaged in the battle for Okinawa in the Ryukyu Islands. He is interred at E,0,286, Honolulu Memorial Cemetery, Hawaii.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 15 January 1920
- Date of death: 4 May 1945
- County: Roane
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 184th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division
- Theater: Pacific
- Conflict: World War II
- Battles: Okinawa
- Awards: Purple Heart, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster
- Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Top Panel
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