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Harold John GREEN

Regimental number3654
Place of birthThebarton. South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGoodwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 9.5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olive Emily Green, 31 Devon Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceAustralian Garrison Artillery (3.5 years)
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 May 1919
Discharge date1 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Adelaide, 12 August 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 30 September 1916.

Marched out of 8th Training Bn, Hurdcott, to Tidworth School, 20 November 1916; marched in to 8th Training Bn, Hurdcott, from Tidworth School, 13 January 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 28 February 1917; marched in to 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 1 March 1917.

Marched out to unit, 5 March 1917; taken on strength of 32nd Bn, in the field, 6 March 1917.

On leave to the United Kingdom, 7 February 1918; rejoined unit, 24 February 1918.

Admitted to No 14 Australian Field Ambulance, then transferred to No 20 Casualty Clearing Station, 24 April 1918 (gassed); to No 38 Ambulance Train from No 6 Casualty Clearing Station, 25 April 1918; to No 3 General Hospital, Le Treport, 26 April 1916; to Australian Convalescent Depot, Le Havre, 9 May 1918; marched in to Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 15 June 1918.

Marched out to unit, 19 June 1918; marched in to 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, 21 September 1918; retained for temporary duty at the Distinguished Visitors Hostel, 24 September 1918.

On leave to United Kingdom, 5 January 1919; rejoined unit, 26 January 1919.

Marched out of 8th Brigade Bn for return to Australia, 2 April 1919; marched in No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 10 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HMAT 'Durham', 22 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 16 July 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 1 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 March 1931
Age at death49
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, GREEN Harold John

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