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Robert Renton Grigor

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Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Robert Renton Grigor. Image sourced from Imperial War Museums' 'Bond of Sacrifice' collection. ©IWM HU 115421

Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Robert Renton Grigor. Image sourced from Imperial War Museums' 'Bond …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Renton AWMM
  • Surname
    Grigor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 9/143 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Nov 1872 AWMM InchcluthaOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 5 August 1914 AWMM Balclutha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Martha Grigor (wife), Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 9/143 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served as Volunteer prior to WWI. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • OC (Officer Commanding) of 12 Squadron, Otago Mounted Rifles, 5 August 1914 - 9 August 1915.

    CO (Commanding Officer), Otago Mounted Rifles, 9 August 1915 - 1917.

    Commander, ANZAC Light Horse Regiment, 1917. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 October 1955 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    BalcluthaOtago AWMM
  • 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

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 286 AWMM
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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