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Henry Walter Green

Biography of Private Henry Walter Green (12863)
6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment

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Birth:

Name:
Henry Walter Green

Date of birth:
1896

Place of Birth:
Tilney All Saints, Norfolk, England

Date of Birth registration:
Apr – June 1896

Place of Birth Registration:
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England

Occupation:
Assisting in the business

Marriage

No marriage for Charles has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.

Family

Father’s Name:
William Green

Father’s DOB:
1869

Father’s Place of Birth:
Tilney All Saints, Norfolk, England

Father’s Occupation:
Coalman

Mother’s Name:
Mary Ann Whitelam

Mother’s DOB:
1872

Mothers POB:
Islington, London, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
1893 Holbeach District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
William Russell Green, 1895, Tilney Sy Lawrence
Henry Walter Green, 1896, Tilney All Saints
Charles Robert Green, 1897, Tilney All Saints
Constance Green, 1899, Tilney All Saints
May Elizabeth Victoria Green, 1901, Tilney All Saints
Frances Marjorie Green, 1906, Tilney All Saints
Plus 1 more which name are unknown taken from the 1911 census

1901 Census:
Henry is living his parents in Tilney All Saints.

1911 Census
Henry is living with parents in 191 Cromwell Road, Peterborough. The census gives him an age of 15 and he is listed as assisting in the business.

Relatives in services:
Henry has two brothers Charles Robert and William Russell which also fought and was killed in WW1. Charles and William can be found on our page dedicated to the Aslackby War Memorial.

Newspaper Mentions:
Grantham Journal Saturday 30rd September 1916.
Memorial Service was held and a dumb peal bell rung on September 17th in honour of two of our brave soldier-boys who voluntarily enlisted at the beginning of the war.  Henry Green met his death on the battlefield of Suvla Bay, when the Britain were effecting a landing on August 9th 1915. Charlie Pickering 21, was a well known inhabitant of this parish and was a ringer, chorister and communicant, both in Aslackby and Bicker Churches. He enlisted as sapper and was last heard of at Loos, September 25th 1915

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Private Henry Walter Green, 12863, 6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 9th August 1915 in the Balkan Theatre.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medals
Medal Card Index:
Henry medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal
The 15 Star

Memorials

UK:
Aslackby, plaque in St James’ Church

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In Memory of Private Henry Walter Green, 12863, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 9 August 1915.
Remembered with Honour Helles Memorial

More information:

helles memorial

 

Military Service Timeline

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.

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