John Douglas GRESHAM

GRESHAM, John Douglas

Service Number: 985
Enlisted: 10 May 1915, Enlisted at Northam, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hull, England, 1894
Home Town: Argyle, Donnybrook-Balingup, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm Hand
Died: Septic Meningitis, 19th General Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, 22 November 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row C, Grave 140 Chaplain F. Ladfields officiated, Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Northam Fallen
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World War 1 Service

10 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 985, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Northam, WA
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, 985, 28th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, 985, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
15 Sep 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 985, 28th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, Bullet wound to the scalp

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Hutchinson and Ethel M. Gresham of Baton House, Sutton-on-Hull, Yorkshire, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal