Claude GREEN

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GREEN, Claude

Service Numbers: 3285, 3285A
Enlisted: 13 August 1915, Enlisted at Launceston, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Launceston, Tasmania, 1889
Home Town: Cygnet, Huon Valley, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, To Be Determined, Belgium, 8 June 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 7, Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Port Cygnet Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

13 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3285, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Launceston, Tasmania
13 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3285, 26th Infantry Battalion
13 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3285, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ajana, Hobart
20 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 12th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 26th Battalion to the 12th Battalion
18 Oct 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 12th Battalion to the 52nd Battalion and allotted 'A' after his service number 3285A
8 Jun 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3285A, 52nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Green of Launceston, Tasmania; brother of Louisa Crisp(nee Green)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal