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Alban John Joseph GREATREX

Regimental number2170
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTinsmith
AddressJohn Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Greatrex, John Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 December 1943
Place of burialLithgow General Cemetery, New South Wales

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