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Samuel GREGG

Regimental number347
Place of birthDiunieyal, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 10"
Weight182 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Annie Harkins, Osborne Park, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed 1.5 years in the 11th Company Royal Australian Garrison Artillery.
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Discharge date26 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Fremantle on HMAT 'Suevic', 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 21 July 1916.

Proceeded to France through Southampton, 25 November 1916; detached from front line service, 12 November 1917 (medically unfit); marched into 3rd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Rouelles, 13 November 1917.

Proceeded to England, 26 November 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 27 November 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Llanstephen Castle', 15 February 1918. Discharged on account of being medically unfit for continued service, Perth, 26 April 1918 (varicose veins).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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