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Regimental number3917
Place of birthManchester England
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressVictoria Park East, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Francis Greaves, Surrey Road, Victoria Park East, Western Australia
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 37), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Frances GREAVES (formerly POLLITT), Surrey Road, Carlisle, Western Australia. Native of Audenshaw, Lancashire, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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