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George GREENLEES

Regimental number763
Place of birthLeichhardt, New South Wales
Place of birthLeichardt, New South Wales
SchoolWalton Public School and Sydney High School, New South Wales
Other trainingTeachers' College, Sydney, NSW
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressSuperior Public School, Wingham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G Greenlees, Superior Public School, Wingham, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name36th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Age at death22
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row P, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Gavin and Minnie GREENLEES
Family/military connectionsBrother: 764 Sergeant Gavin GREENLEES, 33rd bn, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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