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Ernest Grenfell GREER

Regimental number10767
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationJunior mechanic
Address9 Roper Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, T Grer, 9 Roper Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military service78th Infantry
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLarch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 9) Buried near this spot, Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Emily GREER, Main Avenur, Frewville, South Australia. Native of Adelaide
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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