Ernest Albert Edward GREGORY

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GREGORY, Ernest Albert Edward

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 21 August 1914
Last Rank: Major
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Murchison, Victoria, 27 May 1882
Home Town: Murchison, Greater Shepparton, Victoria
Schooling: Geelong College (1898 - 1899)
Occupation: Army Officer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 27 June 1915, aged 33 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Murchison Christ Church Anglican Church Memorial Window, The Geelong College WW1 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Major, SN Officer
25 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Major, SN Officer, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Major, SN Officer, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Major, SN Officer, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

He was the son of Edward John Gregory and Mary Elizabeth nee Tonkin, of Murchison, and was educated at Geelong College from 1898 to 1899.

At the outbreak of the Great War he joined the 8th Light Horse as a Captain, and in November 1914 was promoted to Major. He embarked for Egypt on HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 25th February 1915....

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