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Harold GREENFIELD

Regimental number1143
Place of birthLeytonstone, Essex, England
SchoolCoopers Company School, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBook-keeper
AddressAugathella, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Greenfield, 43 Mornington Road, Leytonstone, Essex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPrior to being accepted he had twice tried to enlist. He was selected as a sniper because of his excellent shooting.
FateKilled in Action 14 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave NO. 23), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Sarah GREENFIELD, 43 Mornington Road, Leytonstone, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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