John Boland Green

First Name: 
John
Middle Name: 
Boland
Last Name: 
Green
Mother's Name: 
Maria (nee Barrett)
Father's Name: 
Thomas Green
Date Enlisted: 
Thursday, December 30, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
19th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Thursday, September 20, 1917
Place of Death: 
Belgium
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

Private John Green (Service no. 4421) was born in Wollongong circa 1890.

Prior to enlisting he was working as a miner. He embarked on HMAT A71 Nestor with 11th Reinforcements, 19th Battalion on 9th April, 1916. He saw service on the Western Front but while engaged in the Menin Road battles near Hooge Crater John was killed in action. He has no known grave and is remembered on Panel 23 of the Menin Gate Memorial in Ypres, Belgium.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, GREEN J B

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