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Charles Morris GREENGRASS

Regimental number572
Place of birthYarraville, Victoria
SchoolYarraville State School, Victoria
Other trainingStott & Hoare's Business College. Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address31 Stephens Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G Greengrass, 31 Stephens Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the 5th Australian Infantry Regiment prior to its disbanding.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death24.6
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXIX, Row D, Grave No. 2), Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
50
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane GREENGRASS, 31 Stephen Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1434 Corporal George GREENGRASS, 14th Bn, killed in action, Lone Pine, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915.

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