Walter John GREEN

Regimental number45334
Date of birth16 October 1893
Place of birthAuckland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.3
Height5' 6.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Green, Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 January 1917
Place of enlistmentTrentham
Rank on embarkationLance Corporal
Unit nameNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, Reinforcements, G Company (Part)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 81 Devon on 5 April 1917
Final rankRifleman
Final unit2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsTyne Cot Memorial (New Zealand Apse, Panel No 7), Zonnebeke, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr & Mrs John Green, Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne
Other details

Originally enlisted, 5 February 1916; discharged in camp as unfit, 18 April 1916.

War service: Western Front

Embarked Wellington, 5 April 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 11 June 1917, and marched into Sling Camp, and reverted to the ranks.

Proceeded overseas to France, 6 July 1917; joined 2nd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, in the field, 9 August 1917, and posted to B Company.

Killed in action, 12 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 59, p. 17
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18804, File 16788651

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