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   Lieutenant Donald Alister Greer
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 07/07/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Connaught Rangers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 20/10/1894
Died: 12/07/1916 (Died of Illness)
Age: 21
Summary      
Donald Alister Greer was born on 20 0ct 1894 in County Kildare. He was a son of Henry Francis Greer, of "Glenbarr", Palmerston Road, Dublin and of Mrs. M.E. Greer, later of 152 Chorley New Road, Rolton-le-Moors, Lancashire. Donald studied at Trinity College, Dublin. The Connaught Rangers reported 2nd Lieutenant D A Greer’s arrival from Sandhurst 17 December 1914. Lieutenant Donald Alister Greer was with the 1st Battalion of the Connaught Rangers when he died on 12th July 1916. Age 21.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Amara War Cemetery
  Amarah, Basra
Grave Ref: Grave IX. G. 1
CWGC Casualty 628556
Summary      
Amara is a town on the left bank of the Tigris some 520 kilometres from the sea. The War Cemetery is a little east of the town between the left bank of the river and the Chahaila Canal.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 3 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Greer family Lists donald A as age 6 at house 385 in Palmerston Road, Rathmines & Rathgar East, Dublin
2 Our Heroes Irish Website Brief information on D. A. Greer
3 The Peerage Includes family history and date of birth.
4 Tonbridge School, Kent Full biography and photo
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2018