condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Edwin Arthur Leonard Grigg

Portrait, ABX 0117 CMM Grigg, also wearing fern leaf lapel badge, kindly provided by the Navy Museum (Copyright © Royal New Zealand Navy Museum. Photo number ABX 0117 CMM Grigg. All enquiries for use: https://forms.nzdf.mil.nz/navy/museum/contactform.asp )
Portrait, ABX 0117 CMM Grigg, also wearing fern leaf lapel b … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edwin Arthur Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Grigg AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI MB1939 AWMM
    • WWI 1939 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    20 June 1891 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr E.L. Grigg (father), 56 Keith Road, Woodhaugh, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 6 December 1916 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Motor Mechanic/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Promoted to Chief Motor Mechanic1 January 1918

    Portrait and medals on display at Naval Museum, Devonport, Auckland

    Joined RNVR and left NZ on 19 December 1916 - Palmer recruit most likely and possibly trained with Roy Alexander - reported as serving in RNVR and this shore establishment in September 1918 AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Edwin Arthur Leonard Grigg by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Edwin Arthur Leonard Grigg

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.