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Keith Harvey GRIEVE

Date of birth5 February 1892
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressLangtoft, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R H Grieve, Langtoft, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A45 Hessen on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
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Unit: No 2 Australian General Hospital
Promotion date: 14 July 1915

FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in action. Owing to the battered condition of the front line trenches he was compelled to carry on his work among the wounded in the open. Under very heavy shell fire he showed the greatest coolness and courage. Though joined many hours later by other medical officers, he stuck to his work without rest or sleep.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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