Born: 15 October 1897
Died: 11 May 1962
Born: 15 October 1897 Glebe Point
Died: 11 May 1962 Concord Repatriation Hospital
Married: 1929 at West Maitland to Lucy May Williams (? - 25/10/ 1976 late of Gordon)
Children: 2 daughters
Frederick William Grieve (1871 Berry, NSW - Alice Maude Morey (? - 16/8/1933 Parramatta). They married 1896 Wollongong.
1. Frederick Thomas William Grieve changed his name by deed poll to John James Morey Grieve (5/8/1896 Wollongong - 1971 Newtown) married . He too served in WW1 as No. 25545.
2. Ronald Appleton Grieve (1904 Glebe - ?) married 1937 at Gosford to Malvy Catherine Reed (c. 1909 - 4/1/2009 late of Bateau Bay, formerly of Kempsey and Gosford).
Gordon Morey Grieve No 29280 joined on 6/3/1916 when he was 18 years and 4 months, orders clerk, next of kin father Frederick William Grieve 13 Myahgah Rd Mosman (elsewhere he states his father was absent from State). His brother Fred/Jack No 25545 gave his next of kin as their mother Alice Maude Grieve of "Urana" 13 Myahgah Rd Mosman.
Gordon Grieve's previous service - 2 years senior cadets. 5' 4 1/2", 112 lbs, chest 30" -32", fair complexion, blue eys, fair hair, Presbyterian.
2/10/1916 embarked "Aeneas"
2/11/1916 disembarked Plymouth
28/7/1917 gassed in France
3/9/1918 gun shot wounds - shoulder/arm/hand
2/4/1919 RTA per "Lancashire"
on 25/7/1945 he wrote from 16 Cowles Rd, Mosman asking for replacements for his certificate, medals and discharge papers as he claimed they had been stored in a shed at Mosman which had burnt down.
His grandfather Thomas Grieve (c1836 Scotland - 21/10/1916 had 14 children by 2 wives. One of his cousins Keith Harvey Grieve (1892 - 19/9/1958) was a doctor in WW1 who won a Military Cross and an uncle, Charles Berry Grieve (1889 Wollongong - 23/9/1974 late of Wentworthville) was a Lieutenant and then a Captain in WW1 and another uncle, William Grieve was a Lieutenant in WW1.
Source: Geraldine Walsh