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Name: Joseph Robinson GREENER
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J R Service No.: 51650
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Denton Burn, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland. Age at Death: 37
Unit: 21st Bn Manchester Regiment.
Former Unit(s): 40454 Durham Light Infantry.
Place Enlisted: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: Burnt Houses, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 27th October 1917
Place of Death: Belgium
Battle/Campaign: The Battles of Ypres (Ieper), Belgium, 1917. 2nd Battle of Passchendaele, 26th October – 10th November 1917.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Reference Panel 120 to 124 and 162 to 162A and 163A.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 17th August 1918.
Family Details:
Eldest son of Mr and Mrs Greener, and brother of J W Greener, of Burnt Houses, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes : Missing since 28th October 1917. Presumed dead in August 1918.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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