Frederick (Fred) GREEN

Badge Number: S9312, Sub Branch: Walkerville

GREEN, Frederick

Service Number: 1133
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF)
Born: Bolton Lanes, Lancashire, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Clements Gap, Barunga West, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Memorials: Port Broughton War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1133, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF)
5 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1133, 1st Stationary Hospital (AIF), HMAT Kyarra, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, SN 1133
Date unknown: Involvement Private, SN 1133, 1st Australian Stationary Hospital

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Biography contributed by tony griffin

Fred Green was the son of F. A. Green of Bolton Lanes, Lancashire, England. 19 year old Fred had emigrated as part of the South Australian British Farm Apprentices Scheme 1913—1914. His host farmers were J. D. Dennis and W. Kirk, both of Clements Gap.

Fred enlisted at Morphettville on 30 September 1914. He was allocated to 1st Australian Stationary Hospital and sailed from Adelaide aboard HMAT A55 “Kyarra” on 28 November. 1st Australian Stationary Hospital served at Gallipoli during the second half of that campaign and then relocated to Egypt. On 14 September 1916 the unit embarked from Alexandria and relocated to England where it was renamed 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital. In May 1917 Fred was taken on strength of 16 Field Ambulance and on 12 October proceeded overseas to France where he was attached to 1st Australian General Hospital. Fred’s service records state that on 20 October his name was “brought to the notice of the Secretary of State for War, for valuable services in connection with war”. On 26 May 1918 Fred was taken to hospital suffering from PUO. He was invalided to England and admitted to Richmond Military Hospital. Fred embarked from England aboard SS “Argyllshire” on 9 December 1918 and disembarked at Outer Harbour on 28 January. He was discharged on 29 March 1919.