Edward Hamilton Gregson
From Our Contribution
|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|
|Date of Enlistment||24 Jul 1942|
|Unit/Formation||55 Search Light Battery|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
British War Medal |
War Medal 1939-45
Australian Service Medal 1939-45
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
For some time Edward served with the 55th Searchlight Battery, Alfred road, Swanbourne before his discharge on 10 Jul 1947.