Charles GREENSHIELDS

GREENSHIELDS, Charles

Service Number: 1536
Enlisted: 17 July 1915, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Hollytown, Scotland, 1893
Home Town: Traveston, Gympie Regional Council, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Lengthsman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 8 August 1916
Cemetery: Anzac Cemetery, Sailly-sur-la-Lys
Grave II. D. 4
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cooran and District Roll of Honour, Traveston & Tandur Progress Association Great War Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

17 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1536, 31st Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Qld.
5 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 1536, 31st Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
5 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 1536, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Bakara, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Son of Mrs. Greenshields, Hollytown, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Brother of John Greenshields, of 65, Main St., Holytown, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He is honoured on the  Holytown, Lanarkshire,war memorial.