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Arthur Louis GREENWOOD

Regimental number3479
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWoolclasser
AddressAdelaide Boarding House, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Greenwood, Argyle, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 2 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 16 August 1917

Military Medal (Altered to Congratulatory Card)


Recommendation date: 16 October 1917

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered to Military Medal)


Work near Hamel from 8-11 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 12 August 1918

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 20 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. As C.S.M. he has at all times inspired his men with confidence, and his courage and energy have materially assisted in the successful issue of operations. During the period under review, 25 February to 16-17 September 1918, several attacks have been made, and on each occasion he has made himself conspicuous by his gallantry and devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 135
Date: 11 December 1919

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. As Company Sergeant Major he has at all times inspired his men with confidence and his courage and energy has materially assisted in the successful issue of operations. During the period under review, 25/2/18 - 16/17/9/18 several attacks have been made on each occasion, this N.C.O. Has made himself conspicuous by his gallantry and devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Date of death3 August 1963

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