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Regimental number2382
Place of birthSutton, Nottinghamshire, England
SchoolPublic School, Singleton, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia6 months
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWarkworth, Singleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 8.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S. Greenhalgh, Warkworth via Singleton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of disease 19 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Frederick Mathew Greenhalgh on NR
Age at death41.7
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialSte Marie Cemetery (Plot V, Row L, Grave No.3), Le Havre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah GREENHALGH, Warkworth, Singleton, New South Wales. Native of England
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2428 Lance Corporal Edwin GREENHALGH, 3rd Bn, killed in action, Armentieres, France, 3 July 1916; Pte J GREENHALGH, 20th Bn, returned to Australia injured.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength of 18th Bn, Tel el Kebir, Egypt, 10 January 1916, and posted to 'B' Company.

Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Bn, 8 March 1916; taken on strength of 2nd Pioneer Bn, Moascar, 16 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 26 March 1916.

Admitted to No 44 Casualty Clearing Station, 7 August 1916 (sprained ankle); transferred to No 26 Ambulance Train, no date stated; to No 6 General Hospital, 10 August 1916; to England, 14 August 1916; No 1 Southern General Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, 15 August 1916; discharged, 5 October 1916; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 6 October 1916.

Granted furlough, 7 October 1916; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 23 October 1916, and classified 'B1A'.

Marched out to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 27 October 1916.

Marched into No 4 Camp, Perham Downs, 24 December 1916, and marched out to No 7 Camp, the same day.

Marched out to No 4 Camp, Perham Downs, 27 December 1916.

Marched into Pioneer Training Bn, Larkhill, 30 December 1916, and detached to Pioneer Company, No 4 Camp, Perham Downs.

Proceeded overseas to France, 13 March 1917; marched into 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 14 March 1917.

Proceeded to unit, 17 March 1917; rejoined 2nd Pioneer Bn, 18 March 1917.

To 2nd Australian Divisional Training Camp, 19 March 1917; rejoined unit, 29 March 1917.

Wounded in action, 3 May 1917, but remained on duty.

On leave to England, 13 February 1917; rejoined unit, 1 March 1917.

Admitted to No 6 Field Ambulance, 6 September 1918, and transferred to No 41 Casualty Clearing Station the same day (sprained ankle); to Ambulance Train, 7 September 1918; to No 12 General Hospital, Rouen, 8 September 1918; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 12 September 1918; to No 11 Convalescent Depot, Duchy, 13 September 1918; discharged, 1 October 1918, and marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 1 October 1918.

Admitted to No 2 General Hospital, Le Havre, 14 October 1918.

Died, No 2 General Hospital, 19 October 1918 (lobar pneumonia).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GREENHALGH Fred Matthew

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