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GREENHALGH, Edwin

Published on April 2, 2012 by in 3rd Battalion, Known

Lance Corporal Edwin Greenhalgh

2428, Lance Corporal Edwin Greenhalgh

3rd Battalion

Australian War Memorial:

Studio portrait of 2428 Private (Pte), (later Lance Corporal) Edwin (Ted) Greenhalgh, 3rd Battalion, of Singleton, NSW. Pte Greenhalgh, a farmer prior to enlistment embarked from Sydney with the 7th Reinforcements aboard HMAT Orsova (A67) on 14 July 1915. Lance Corporal Greenhalgh was killed in action at Armentieres, France, on 3 July 1916. He was 25 years of age. Pte Greenhalgh’s brother 2382 Frederick Mathew Greenhalgh, 18th Battalion, died of pneumonia on 19 October 1918. A third brother 1061 Pte James Greenhalgh, 20th Battalion, returned to Australia on 13 February 1917.

Brothers:

22382, Private Frederick Matthew Greenhalgh (2nd Pioneer Battalion) (Killed in Action)
1061, Private James Greenhalgh (20th Battalion)

Killed in Action – 3rd July, 1916 (Armentieres, France)
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ADFA Database

National Archives – Service Record

Further Reading – 3rd Battalion

Australian War Graves Record

Picture Source – Australian War Memorial

 
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