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Joseph GREEN

Regimental number4649
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Green, Sorell, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 12, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll14649
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Medals

Military Medal

'During the operations of the 7th/8th June 1917, before MESSINES, Gunner GREEN showed the greatest pluck and determination whilst carrying out the duty of linesman on the F.O.O. line, although hostile shelling caused innumerable breaks he persevered and eventually maintained communication to Group Headquarters.'

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