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Edmund Douglas GRIGSON

Regimental number729
Date of birth17 November 1882
Place of birthColombo Ceylon
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTea packer and blender
Address10 Moubray Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMrs Grigson, 10 Moubray Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentColour SGT
Unit name5th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Rolla Prov C
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF5
Promotion date: 28 April 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: INF5
Promotion date: 26 May 1915

Captain


Unit: A&NZ Ple Corps
Promotion date: 17 February 1918


Unit: Provost Corps

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919

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