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ROBERT GREEN

GREEN,  ROBERT 

RANK:   RIFLEMAN        SERIAL NO:  41324
                         

UNIT:    3rd BATTALION, ‘A’ COMPANY, N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE

BORN:   01/05/1882  -  KINGSTON, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA        

DIED:     09/10/1918        KILLED IN ACTION    
              
PLACE:  IN THE FIELD, Le CATEAU, FRANCE        

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:     
    
PARENTS:   John and Mary GREEN, KYNETON, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA

SIBLINGS:   Sarah GREEN, (sister), VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA

NEXT OF KIN:   James GREEN (brother), WESTPORT, N.Z.

OCCUPATION:  CONTRACTOR

EMPLOYER:   T. LYNN, RUAKITURI

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   C/- SPENCE, RUAKITURI VALLEY, WAIROA
 
HEIGHT:  5’ 5”        WEIGHT:     126lb        CHEST:   38”

COMP:                 EYES:                 HAIR:    

EDUCATION:   

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   NAVES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION,
                                 NORD, FRANCE

                    
 ENLISTED:   GISBORNE            DATE:  06/12/1916  

MAIN BODY:               REINFORCEMENT:    24th    

MILITARY RECORD:
02/01/1917.  POSTED ‘H’ COMPANY 24th REINFORCEMENTS, TRENTHAM.
08/01/1917.  TRANSFERRED FEATHERSTON.
14/04/1917.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON FOR U.K.
28/07/1917.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT, U.K.
28/07/1917.  MARCHED INTO ‘SLING’ CAMP AND POSTED ‘D’ COMPANY.
14/09/1917.  LEFT FOR FRANCE.
17/09/1917.  MARCHED INTO CAMP, ETAPLES.
03/10/1917.  MARCHED OUT ETAPLES TO DIVISION.
07/10/1917.  MARCHED TO UNIT.
09/10/1917.  JOINED BATTALION, POSTED TO ‘C’ COMPANY.
12/01/1918.  ADMITTED No.63 CASUALTY CLEARING DEPOT, ROUEN – SICK
        (TRENCH FOOT).
20/01/1918.  RE-ADMITTED.
27/01/1918.  EMBARKED ‘JAN BREYDTH’, BOULOGNE.
02/02/1918.  ADMITTED MILE END HOSPITAL, EAST LONDON.
13/02/1918.  TRANSFERRED TO WALTON-ON-THAMES HOSPITAL.
22/02/1918.  TRANSFERRED TO N.Z. CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, HORNCHURCH.
01/06/1918.  TRANSFERRED TO No.3 N.Z. GENERAL HOSPITAL, CODFORD.
26/08/1918.  TRANSFERRED TO DEPOT, BROCTON.
25/09/1918.  LEFT FOR FRANCE.
27/09/1918.  MARCHED INTO CAMP, ETAPLES.
30/09/1918.  REJOINED UNIT FROM BASE EX HOSPITAL, U.K.
30/09/1918.  JOINED BATTALION, POSTED TO ‘A’ COMPANY.
09/10/1918.  KILLED IN ACTION, FRANCE.

              

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.