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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
02 Nov 1896
Southwell Nottinghamshire
He was the elder son of the late Henry Greenfield of Southwell, Nottinghamshire and Mrs. Greenfield of Edenmore, Woking. He was the brother of Charles Richard Maltby Greenfield.
17 Aug 1917
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Second Lieutenant
Royal Field Artillery
He entered St. Bartholomew's Hospital and shortly afterwards was given a nomination for the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich where he became senior sergeant. Gazetted to the Royal Field Artillery in August 1916 he went to the front in September with 'B' Bty 242nd Bde. On August 15th 1917 he was hit by a sniper while acting as Forward Observation Officer near Billebeke and died on August 17th in the Third Canadian Casualty Clearing Station.
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Gerald Henry Greenfield - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle