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Alexander McPhee GREENLEES

Date of birth17 March 1880
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationNaval architect and general manager
AddressSt Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather-in-Law, J Campbell, 13 Cowderoy Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date16 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name3rd Division Ambulance Workshop
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/107/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd AMT
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: MED 3rd Motor Amb Workshop
Promotion date: 16 April 1916

Captain


Unit: Corps Workshops
Promotion date: 17 September 1917

Temporary MAJ


Promotion date: 1 January 1919

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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