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William Joseph GRIGG

Regimental number3373
Date of birth28 March 1890
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
SchoolGawler State School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressHamley Bridge, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Joseph Grigg, Hamley Bridge, South Australia
Enlistment date24 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 30th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date27 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 76 Lance Corporal Stewart Giles GRIGG, 27th Bn, killed in action, Agincourt, France, 26 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine, Syria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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