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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.


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)

ADFA Database

National Archives – Service Record

Further Reading – 3rd Battalion

Australian War Graves Record

Picture Source – Australian War Memorial

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