Regimental number3810
Place of birthNagawbie, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPenola, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 10"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mabel Greaves, Neerim South, Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceSouth African War (17 months)
Enlistment date12 August 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Discharge date30 October 1917
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Adelaide, 21 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 14 November 1916.

Marched out of 8th Training Bn, Hurdcott, 22 June 1917; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 22 June 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, 22 July 1917; discharged Melbourne (medically unfit: age, lumbago, rheumatism), 30 October 1917.

Medal: British War Medal

Death due to a snake bite.
Date of death4 November 1932
SourcesNAA: B2455, GREAVES John