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Richard Clarence GREEN

Regimental number4163
Place of birthAlbury, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Albury, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCook
AddressAlbany, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 9"
Weight127.5 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Green, Gladstone Road, Albany, Western Australia
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets; Australian Garrison Artillery (2 years).
Enlistment date25 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 July 1917
Place of enlistmentAlbany, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameCamel Corps, July 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 25 October 1918
Place of death or woundingDamascus, Syria
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 3), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
9
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Frances GREEN, Gladstone Road, Albany, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 102 Bombardier George Robert GREEN, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 29 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine, Syria

Embarked Fremantle, 9 November 1917; disembarked Suez, Egypt, 10 December 1917; marched into Australian Base Depot, Abbassia, 11 December 1917.

Taken on strength of 3rd Bn, Imperial Camel Corps, Kubri, 24 February 1918.

Taken on strength of 15th Light Horse, 1 July 1918, due to reorganisation.

Detached to Imperial Camel Bde Headquarters, 7 August 1918.

Evacuated to hospital, 11 October 1918; admitted to French Hospital, Damascus, 22 October 1918 (malaria); placed on Dangerously Ill List, 23 October 1918 (bronco pneumonia).

Died, French Hospital, 25 October 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GREEN Richard Clarence

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