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Joseph Bateson GREENWELL

Regimental number2657
Place of birthYapeen via Castlemaine, Victoria
SchoolYapeen State School, Victoria
Other trainingEngine driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 9"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs W. Rennie, Maryborough, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Militia.
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2657B
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 January 1918
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No 42), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary GREENWELL
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2157 Pte Thomas William GREENWELL, 5th Bn, killed in action, 13 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Joseph Batison GRANWELL.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GREENWELL Joseph Bateson

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