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Everard Jones GREENAWAY

Regimental number1957
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKandanga Creek, Gympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 5.5"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinFather, Henry Greenaway, Granville Street, West End, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 January 1915
Place of enlistmentGympie, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Discharge date22 March 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Joined 9th Bn, Gallipoli, 22 June 1915.

Wounded in action, 28 June 1915 (gun shot wound, left thigh); admitted to No 2 General Hospital, Mena, 13 July 1915; transferred to Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 5 August 1915.

Embarked Alexandria, 2 October 1915; rejoined Bn, Gallipoli, 13 October 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria, 4 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Found guilty, 19 February 1916, of disobedience of orders: awarded 24 hours' Field Punishment No 2.

Transferred to 49th Bn, 25 February 1916; taken on strength, 29 February 1916.

Transferred to Artillery, and taken on strength, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, Tel el Kebir, 17 March 1916, and posted to 44th Battery.

Promoted Acting Bombardier, 21 April 1916; reverted to Gunner at own request, 4 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 10 June 1916.

Admitted to 41st Divisional Rest Station, 29 October 1916 (incised wound, right hand); transferred to 140th Field Ambulance, 5 November 1916; to North Midland Casualty Clearing Station, 5 November 1916; discharged to duty, 13 November 1916.

Wounded in action (second occasion), 17 April 1917 (gun shot wound, left forearm); admitted to 49th Casualty Clearing Station, 18 April 1917; transferred to Ambulance Train No 27, and admitted to 3rd Canadian General hospital, Boulogne, 19 April 1917; transferred to England, 20 April 12917, and admitted to Military Hospital, Eastbourne, 21 April 1917; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 10 August 1917; discharged on furlough, 27 August 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 10 September 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 5 November 1917; disembarked Sydney, 3 January 1918, for onward overland travel to Brisbane; discharged, Brisbane, 22 March 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GREENAWAY Everard Jones

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