Arthur Engle GREENHAM

Regimental number2891
Place of birthDartmoor, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBadjering via Dowerin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 11"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinFather, A Greenham, Badjering via Dowerin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in 86th Bn, Citizen Military Forces (Bunbury); then moved to Exempt Area under Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1916
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery (XXVIII, Row D, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2574 Pte George William Thomas GREENHAM, 44th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; First cousin: 58 Pte Charles Gustus GREENHAM, 14th Bn, died of wounds, 1 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 16th Bn, Ismailia, 8 January 1916.

Transferred to 48th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 3 March 1916.

Promoted Temporary Lance Corporal, 3 March 1916.

Admitted to 12th Field Ambulance, Canal Zone, 27 March 1916 (influenza); transferred to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, 28 March 1916 (lumbago); transferred by Hospital Train to British Red Cross Convalescent Hospital, Montazah, 1 April 1916 (influenza); rejoined 48th Bn, Serapeum, 27 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9 June 1916.

Killed in action, France, 6 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GREENHAM Arthur Engle