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Alfred Ernest GREAVES

Regimental number2320
Place of birthBirmingham, England
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionChurch of England
Address41 Raglan Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinBrother, William Greaves, 41 Raglan Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularTaught at Bathurst College, NSW
FateDied of wounds 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialNamps-Au-Val British Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Hannah GREAVES, Cooper Street, Buckley Park, Essendon, Victoria. Native of Birmingham, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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