Harold Tamperly GREEN

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GREEN, Harold Tamperly

Service Number: 3333
Enlisted: 22 July 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Black Springs, South Australia, 3 October 1890
Home Town: Burra, Goyder, South Australia
Schooling: World's End Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds (skull fracture), France, 30 July 1918, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (South Australia), Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Unley Arch*, Unley HB01 Town Hall*
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World War 1 Service

22 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3333, Keswick, South Australia
2 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3333, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3333, 10th Infantry Battalion, RMS Malwa, Adelaide
30 Jul 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 3333, 10th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

The Burra Record Wednesday 18 December 1918 page 3
Our Fallen Heroes.
They died that we might live....
LATE LCE-CPL. HAROLD T. GREEN
The late Lce. -Cpl. Harold T. Green, of "C" Company, 10th Battalion, who died of wounds on July 20th, 1918, in France, was the son of Mr and Mrs C. P. Green, recently of this district, but now of Adelaide. He enlisted in July,1915, after coming from W.A. and left Australia on Dec 2nd the same year. He saw service in many of the big battles and was first wounded (severely) at Pozieres. His second wound was received during the struggle for Polygon Wood in Sept. 1917. He was in the famous 4th Division which saved Amiens last March. He met his death at Merris, France. His officer, Lieutenant Howard Scuddle, writes: — It is with regret I have to recall the sad event of your son's death. He passed away heroically whilst doing his duty on 30th July at Merris. From time to time have had a great deal to with your son and have always found him to be almost thorough and reliable lad and ever willing to do any particularly arduous and dangerous work which may arise. He was very munch liked and respected by all who knew him.

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney

His brother, 3535 Private Edward Owen Green of the 3rd Machine Gun Squadron died of accidental injuries at Tripoli, Syria on 29 November 1918