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Cyril P. Greville


58th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Unknown
  • Plaque: 2951a

Additional Info

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Cyril Pembroke Greville was born in Ballarat and was a Polisher by trade when he enlisted in the 8th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement on 14 July 1915 at the age of 18. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916. In April he was transferred to the 58th Battalion then moved to France in June. On July 19th he was wounded in action at Fromelles, sustaining gunshot wounds to both arms. He was evacuated to hospital in Manchester, England, and although his wounds were classed as "mild", he was unable to rejoin his unit until February 1917. In May 1917 he was transferred to the nursing staff at the No. 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital at Dartford, where he served until assigned to the nursing staff of the Beltana for a return voyage to Australia. He reached Melbourne in December 1917 and was discharged in January 1918.
Tree No 2951a

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour