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Eric William Gregg WREN

Regimental number1487
Date of birth17 August 1888
Place of birthCrookwell, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressVictoria Street, Berry, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinA E Wren, Victoria Street, Berry, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Battalion, H Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 3rd Battalion
Promotion date: 4 August 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: 3rd Battalion
Promotion date: 14 November 1915

Captain


Unit: 3rd Battalion
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Eric William
Medals

Medaille militaire (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Discharge date13 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Seconded for dutg with 14th Infantrg Traininy Bn, Hurdcott, Enyland, as second in command, 2 April 1917. Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915; 11 Auyust 1915; in France, 23 Julg 1917. Medals: Medaille Militaire (France), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 June 1941
Age at death53

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