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Patrick Cecil GREER

Regimental number2635
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressQuorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.1
Height5' 11.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Greer, Yarrah, via Quorn, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 8 March 1917
Discharge date1 June 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Willochra', 8 March 1917; discharged (medically unfit: disordered action of the heart, neurasthenia), Adelaide, 1 June 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GREER Patrick Cecil

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