John Wriede Bulmer (Jack) GRIBBLE

GRIBBLE, John Wriede Bulmer

Service Numbers: 1666, 1491
Enlisted: 24 November 1914, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: HMAS Leeuwin
Born: Cairns, Queensland, 15 January 1896
Home Town: Gosford, Gosford Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Student of Religion
Died: 1965, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

24 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1666, Liverpool, New South Wales
11 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1666, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Sydney
11 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1666, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1666, 1st Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
9 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1666, 1st Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli, GSW (right eye)
12 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Machine Gun Company
22 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1491, 1st Machine Gun Company, Pozières, 2nd occasion
25 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 1st Machine Gun Company
8 Apr 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 1st Machine Gun Company, Villers-Bretonneux, 3rd occasion - GSW (left arm)
18 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 1st Machine Gun Company
25 Jan 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 1st Machine Gun Company, Cashiered

World War 2 Service

11 Sep 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Sub Lieutenant, HMAS Melville, Darwin, Northern Territory
12 Sep 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Sub Lieutenant, HMAS Melville
7 Mar 1946: Discharged Royal Australian Navy, Lieutenant, HMAS Leeuwin

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Ernest Richard Gribble and Amelia Julia Wriede