Roll of Honour Bert William Greathead

Service number 4427
Rank Private
Unit 20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 09 October 1917
Place of Death Belgium
Cause of Death Killed in action
Place of Association Kingsdale, New South Wales, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Bert William Greathead's name is located at panel 91 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

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