Frederick William Grieve

First Name: 
Frederick
Middle Name: 
William
Last Name: 
Grieve
Date of Birth: 
Monday, August 3, 1896
Mother's Name: 
Alice Grieve nee Morey
Father's Name: 
Frederick Grieve
Date Enlisted: 
Monday, January 10, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Driver
Unit: 
Field Artillery Brigade
Company: 
Howitzer Battery
Service: 
Artillery
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Saturday, September 4, 1971
Details: 

Frederick William Grieve (Service No 25545) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W.

At enlistment he was a single, 19 years old, worked as a station hand and had served 3 years with the CMF.

Frederick embarked on HMAT A67 Orsova, with Field Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 7, on 29th July 1916. He arrived in England on 14th September 1916, and spent quite some time in hospital with various illnesses, from late 1916 to early 1917. He arrived in France on 18th October 1917, and saw service on the Western Front. 

Frederick was returned to Australia, in June 1919. He was not discharged for some time after returning home, but the reason is not given. Frederick was finally discharged medically unfit, on 5th May 1920.

A letter on file advises that he changed his name by deed poll, to John James Morey-Grieve.

He is buried in Point Clare Cemetery near Gosford, N.S.W.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, GRIEVE F W

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