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S/13953   Lance Corporal Joseph Greer
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlanders (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 23/07/1895
Died: 05/06/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 22
Joseph Greer was the son of Matilda Greer. Joseph was born on 23rd July 1895 in Ahoghill. The family lived in Portglenone, County Antrim. Lance Corporal Joseph Greer was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Gordon Highlanders in France when he died of wounds on 5th June 1918. He was 22 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Mont Huon Military Cemetery
  Le Treport, Seine-Maritime
Grave Ref: Grave VI-K-11B
CWGC Casualty 469160
Le Treport is a small seaport 25 kilometres north-east of Dieppe. The Cemetery is 1.5 kilometres south of the town. Go towards the centre of Le Treport and then follow the Littoral/Dieppe sign. The Cemetery stands on the D940.
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1 1901 Census lists Greer family 1901 census lists Joseph as age 5 living with the family at house 6 in Garvaghy, Portglanone, Antrim
2 Forum discussion (GWF) Details of Lance Corporal Joseph Greer
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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