We remember Robert Renton Grigor

We remember Robert Renton Grigor

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Timeline

Timeline

1872
birth Inchclutha New Zealand Source:8824349 25th November 1872
1900
marriage Martha Kirkland Source:7988078 4th April 1900
1902
children Mary Grigor Source:7988078 25th October 1902
1905
children Martha Kirkland Grigor Source:7988078 25th July 1905
1914
dates Age 41 Source:8824349 14th August 1914
1914
employment Barrister & Solicitor Self Balclutha New Zealand Source:8824349 14th August 1914
1914
enlistment Balclutha New Zealand Source:7988078 14th August 1914
1915
appointments Commander of 1st Anzac Mounted Regiment Source:7988078 13th May 1915
1915
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7988078 7th August 1915
1915
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Lieutenant Colonel 9/143 Otago Mounted Rifles Source:7988078 9th August 1915
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:7988078 21st August 1915
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:7988078 11th December 1915
1916
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:7988078 6th April 1916
1916
appointments 2nd in Command 2nd Anzac Mounted Regiment Source:7988078 9th July 1916 - 13th February 1917
1917
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:7988078 13th February 1917
1917
hospitalisation Hospitalised on 13th February 1917 suffering from neurasthenia stress related illness of WW1 Hospital/Institution Source:8824349 13th February 1917
1917
discharge Source:7988078 26th October 1917
1955
death Not War Related Balclutha New Zealand Source:7988078 Source:8824349 25th October 1955
burial Non-War Cemetery Source:7988078

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert Renton
Initials RR
Last Name Grigor
Source 8824349
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 9/143 Otago Mounted Rifles Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DSO, MiD British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Grigor daughter 25th October 1902
Martha Kirkland Grigor daughter 25th July 1905
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Martha Kirkland wife 4th April 1900
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-08-14 Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Online Cenotaph: New Zealand Expeditionary Force

External Evidence

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Heroes of Gallipoli - written by Richard Stowers Gerald98528

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Lieutenant Colonel Robert Renton Grigor DSO, MiD Gerald98528
Lieutenant Colonel Robert Renton Grigor DSO, MiD Gerald98528

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