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John Henry GREENWOOD

Regimental number823
Place of birthBooligal New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStud groom
Addressc/o P Cohen, High Street, Kew, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Gibbins, 14 Mary Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 June 1916
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. (II, Row E, Grave No. 182), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (marble tablet) in St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle, Western Australia. Inscription reads: 'To the glory of God. The Choir Vestry was erected A.D. 1922 in grateful memory of the men from this parish who gave their lives for God and King and Country in the Great War 1914-1919. "Their name liveth for evermore."'
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1940 Pte William GREENWOOD, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 February 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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