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George William Thomas GREENHAM

Regimental number2574
Place of birthDartmoor, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBadgerin via Dowerin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height6' 0"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Greenham, Badgerin via Dowerin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date2 July 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery Enclosure No. 4 (Plot XV, Row C, Grave No. 19), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2891 Lance Corporal Arthur Engle GREENHAM, 48th Bn, killed in action, 6 August 1916; First cousin: 58 Pte Charles Gustus GREENHAM, 14th Bn, died of wounds, 1 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 9 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917, and marched in to 11th Training Bn.

Admitted to Fargo Hospital, 23 February 1917; marched in to 11th Training Bn from hospital, 14 March 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 19 April 1917; taken on strength, 44th Bn, in the field, 23 April 1917.

Wounded in action (remained at duty), 2 August 1917.

Killed in action, 4 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GREENHAM George William Thomas

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