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George Fergus GREIG

Regimental number407
Place of birthWest Brunswick, Victoria
SchoolKing Street State School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTramway motorman
Address540 Spencer Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMrs Greig, 540 Spencer Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Sergeant, Scottish Regiment; Captain, 61st Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer Class II
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary A. Greig, Moonya Road, Murrumbeena, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFamily name incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as GRIEG.

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