Stafford John GREER


GREER, Stafford John

Service Number: 2319
Enlisted: 19 June 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Bunya, Queensland, 1891
Home Town: Kingaroy, South Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Died of wounds, Warneton, France, 1 August 1917
Cemetery: Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord Pas de Calais
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2319, Brisbane, Queensland
21 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2319, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2319, 42nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boonah, Brisbane
31 Jul 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2319, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Warneton

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...2319 Private Stafford John Greer... enlisted in the AIF serving as 2319 Private (Pte) Greer, 42nd Battalion, of Brisbane, QLD. A butcher prior to enlistment, he embarked from Brisbane with the 4th Reinforcements on board HMAT Boonah (A36) on 21 October 1916. Pte Greer served on the Western Front and died of wounds at Warneton, Belgium on 1 August 1917, aged 26." - SOURCE (