Cecil Claude GREEN

GREEN, Cecil Claude

Service Number: 3312
Enlisted: 3 July 1915, Warwick Farm, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 56th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 29 January 1885
Home Town: Granville, Parramatta, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Stonemason
Died: Natural causes, Sydney, New South Wales, 23 June 1973, aged 88 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

3 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3312, Warwick Farm, New South Wales
13 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3312, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
13 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3312, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Lincoln, Sydney
24 Jul 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3312, 56th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards


Official information has been received by Mrs. Green, of 43 Gould-street, city, that her eldest son, Private Jack Green, of the 13th Battalion, was killed in action in France on February 6, and that her husband, Private Cecil Claude (Goodie) Green is in hospital suffering from trench fever. Private Jack Green, who was only 17½ years of age, was a cinematograph operator when he enlisted. He left Sydney six months ago, and had only been a fortnight in the firing line when he was killed. His father, Private C. C. Green, has two brothers at the front, Private Harold F. Green, who was wounded some time ago, and is now back again in the trenches, and Private Herbert Green." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 08 Mar 1917 (nla.gov.au)