|Royal Garrison Artilley||189983||263 Siege Battery|
Jack, born in 1899, was a clerk when he enlisted in September 1917 aged seventeen. He was mobilised in February 1918 and was posted to France during July 1918. When he was demobbed from his Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery in October 1919 he was awarded a pension of 5s 6d per week on account of the 10% deafness he had suffered. His brothers Thomas and Vernon are also on the Roll of Honour.
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
Army Pension Record
He enlisted on the 4 September 1917 aged 17 years and 321 days; a Baptist. Former occupation clerk. His next-of-kin was his father William Greenhough of 4 North View, Crich.
27/2/18 Mobilized at Derby
16/3/18 To no. 4 depot 2 Siege Battery Catterick
Posted BEF France
27/7/18 Joined from Base
13/12/18 to 21/12/18 Leave to UK
28/3/19 to 11/4/19 Leave to UK via Calais
6/6/19 Voluntary reverts to acting paid L/Bombadier
18/9/19 To no. 1 Con Camp Cologne for release
Assessed to have 10% deafness awarded pension of 5/6 per week from 12/2/20
John Greenhough, b.12 August 1899 (railway Clerk); Maud M Greenhough b.24 June 1895; Vernon W Greenhough b. 7 October 1920 (unemployed)
1901: Crich Cross
RG13 piece 3231 folio 45 page 9
1911: Market Place, Crich
RG14PN20983 RG78PN1251 RD436 SD4 ED12 SN12