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Thomas Joseph GREENAN

Regimental number6950
Place of birthCo. Tyrone, Ireland
Place of birthOmagh, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDespatch clerk
Address88 Pickles Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7.5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Greenan, 12 Loretta Terrace, Springfield Road, Belfast, Ireland
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1916
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialFlatiron Copse Cemetery (Plot VII, Row G, Grave No. 5), Mametz, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Ellen GREENAN, 12 Loretto Terrace, Springfield Road, Belfast, Ireland
Other details

War service: disembarked Suez, Egypt and proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 15 December 1915; taken on strength of 19th Brigade Ammunition Column, Tel el Kabir, 8 March 1916; proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 14 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 19 March 1916; transferred to 22nd Field Artillery Brigade, 13 May 1916.

Killed in action, France, 31 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GREENAN Thomas Joseph

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