Edward Hamilton Gregson

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Edward Hamilton Gregson
Personal Information
Date of Birth 6 Sep 1899
Place of Birth Balwyn, Victoria
Death 19 Feb 1965, aged 65
Place of Death Kelmscott, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 42 years, 9 months
Religion Church of England
Address Kelmscott, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Ruby Gregson
Military Information
Reg Number WX30530
Date of Enlistment 24 Jul 1942
Rank Sergeant
Unit/Formation 55th Search Light Battery
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia
Medals British War Medal
Victory Medal
War Medal 1939-45
Australian Service Medal 1939-45

Pre War

During WW1 Edward served as a Pte (50540) who enlisted on 6 May 1918 as an 18 year old. After early training in Australia and further training in Egypt he was allocated to the Australian Army Medical Corps Details, returning to Australian on 19 Jan 1919.

In 1928 Edward married Rubeana F (Ruby) Cull.

Electoral Roll entries: 1935 - 1936 at Bunbury road, Armadale, labourer

War Service

For some time Edward served with the 55th Searchlight Battery, Alfred road, Swanbourne before his discharge on 10 Jul 1947.

Post War


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