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Charles Greaves

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  • Service number
    559 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Greaves AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    559 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Thames, Coromandel District, Waikato, New Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Birth notes
    Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    • WW1 Labourer Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • WW1 Private Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 28 Nov 1914 Stanley Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W Greaves, Stanley Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 28 Nov 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    559 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 28 November 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
      Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • WW1 28 November 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
      AIF, 8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Age on enlistment
    • WW1 30 AWMM
    • WW1 30 AWMM

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 25 February 1915 AWMM from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia AWMM HMAT A16 - 25-Feb-1915 AWMM
    Vessel was Star Of Victoria AWMM
    AIF, 8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    09 Aug 1915 Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Melbourne, 25 February 1915.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 May 1915.
    Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 6-7 August 1915; admitted to Hospital Ship 'Delta' (gun shot wound, left arm amputated), 7 August 1915; died of wounds (gangrene), 9 August 1915; buried at sea between Anzac Cove and Alexandria. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    9 August 1915 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery name
    At Sea AWMM
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey (Panel 6) AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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