Dudley John GREEN

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GREEN, Dudley John

Service Number: 3831
Enlisted: 23 September 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Keysoe, England, 16 July 1891
Home Town: Renmark, Renmark Paringa, South Australia
Schooling: Keysoe Board School, England
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Mouquet Farm, Somme, France, 4 September 1916, aged 25 years
Cemetery: London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval
Grave VI. A. 23 INSCRIPTION HE SACRIFICED HIS LIFE FOR OTHERS REMEMBERED IN ENGLAND
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

23 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3831, Adelaide, South Australia
7 Feb 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3831, 27th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
7 Feb 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3831, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Adelaide
4 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3831, 50th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 25 and the son of Louisa Green, nee Fensom and the late Thomas Green, farmer of BOLNHURST, bedfordshire and of Keysoe Row, St. Neots, Huntingdonshire, England.

 

Enlisted at Renmark with the 50th Battalion.A I.F. Australian Army, 23rd September 1915 as a Private. Disembarked at Marseilles, killed in action on Monday 4th September 1916. Monday 4 September 1916. Originally buried at Mouquet Farm, grave lost and for more than a century, commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Somme, France. Panel 150. 26.

He is honoured on the Keysoe War Memorial.

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Sep 1891  Dudley John Bedford 3b 301

Baptismal Record

30 August 1891-GREEN Dudley John
Thomas & Louisa late FENSOME
Keysoe Row
Farmer
Born: 15 July 1891