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Charles GREEN

Regimental number2406
Place of birthGray's, Essex, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 3.75"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Green, Grays, Essex, England
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19-20 July 1916
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No 7), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Joined 2nd Bn, Gallipoli, 4 November 1915.

On Command, Gallipoli, 11 November 1915; rejoined unit, 12 November 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, 28 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

To On Command, Signallers, Tel el Kebir, 6 February 1916.

Transferred to 54th Bn, 27 February 1916; joined 54th Bn from On Command, Zeitoun School of Instruction, Tel el Kebir, 27 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19/20 July 1916.

Buried at Sailly-sur-la-Lys Cemetery by Reverend W. M. Holliday, 21 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GREEN Charles

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