Green, Samuel: Service no. 928550


Digitized Service Record

Source: Casualty list.


This married labourer joined the 153rd Battalion on February 10, 1916, at Arthur, Ontario. He had served with the 30th Regiment for 4-years prior to his enlistment.

Leaving Halifax on April 28, 1917, he arrived at Liverpool on May 7, 1917. He was sent to Bramshott Camp and was transferred to the 4th Canadian Reserve Battalion. On March 28, 1918 he proceeded overseas to join his new unit, the 18th Battalion, for active duty. He arrived in the field on April 16, 1918.

He served with the Battalion until he was reported wounded and missing on August 8, 1918. He was later declared killed in action, though his body was never identified.

“Trade listed as Laborer. DOB 26-6-90, born Arthur. 5 foot 5 inches. Blue eyes, light brown hair. Methodist. NOK Mrs. S. Green, wife. Enlisted Arthur 10-2-16 (age 25 years). Lists 3 years service in 30th Wellington Regiment. Enlistment noted in 17-2-16 edition Arthur Enterprise. On 153rd Nominal Roll 3-3-16, no transfer noted. On 153rd Battalion Nominal Rolls as published Guelph Mercury 10-6-16 and 1-12-16. Embarked with the 153rd Halifax N.S. SS Olympic 29-4-17. Arrived Liverpool 7-5-17. Assigned 25th Reserve for Training and Administration. Taken on Strength 28-3-18 18th Battalion. KIA 8-8-18, honoured on the Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: n/a. Vimy Memorial inscription photo courtesy S. Godly.
‘Circumstances of Death’ Registry by Library & Archives Canada: “Previously reported Wounded and Missing, now Killed In Action.” Next of Kin: Mrs. Fred Tilley, Box 104 Arthur, Ontario.
File: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3784 – 16, courtesy Library & Archives Canada.
Canadian Virtual War Memorial courtesy Veteran Affairs Canada.
Name inscribed on Arthur Cenotaph.”

Per 153rd Wellington Site

“Previously reported Wounded and Missing, now Killed in Action”

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