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Keith Eddowes GREEN

Date of birth28 January 1893
Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
SchoolSt Peter's Collegiate School, Adelaide, South Australia; Kyre College; St Peter's Collegiate School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShipping clerk
AddressProspect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs T W Green, c/o Mrs Horton, Durdin Road, Joyce Park, Lower Mitcham, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed as a Lieutenant, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name10th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was the 7th man to enlist in South Australia on the outbreak of war (details from mother).
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. II), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in North Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Parents: Thomas and Mary GREEN
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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