Edward Charles (Ted) GREEN


GREEN, Edward Charles

Service Number: 2666
Enlisted: 19 April 1916, Dubo, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Wildwood, Victoria, 1 October 1890
Home Town: Gulargambone, Coonamble, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Mont St Quentin, France, 1 September 1918, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot I Row C Grave 7
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2666, Dubo, New South Wales
7 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2666, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2666, 53rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
1 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2666, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne

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Edward, known as Ted was born on the family's property "Wildwood" near Glenthompson, VIC. Before the war he lived & worked on the 2nd "Wildwood" near Gularambone in the Central West of NSW, His Uncle Tom & brother Fred were also on the property & they had enlisted together 5 months before Ted went to Dubbo and enlisted on 19 APR 1916 and alloted to the 6/53rd Battalion. Ted left Sydney on 7 OCT 1916 onboard "Ceramic" arrving at Plymouth on 21 NOV 1916, he then left Folkestone on 31 DEC 1916 onboard "Princess Henrietta" bound for France. Sadly Ted was killed in the field at the Battle of Mont Saint Quentin on 1 SEP 1918 and is buried in Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, he was unmarried & had no children, another boy gone too soon.