Francis Patrick GREET

Regimental number1284
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address54 Lynch Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs Greet, 54 Lynch Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military service56th Infantry
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentTrumpeter
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Excellent services in maintaining communications at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 30 July 1916

FateKilled in Action 30 August 1917
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 25), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Colwell and Mary GREET, 23 Liddeard Street, Glenferrie, victoria. native of hawthorn

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916