Lieutenant Gideon James Grieve Memorial

Description

Red Granite obelisk on sandstone plinth.Biography of Gideon James Grieve by Donald Ramsay Also see 'Lieutenant G J Grieve Memorial', Watsons Bay

Inscription

In Memory Of Lieutenant

Gideon James Grieve N.S.W. Permanent Staff

Formerly 1ST Lieut. 5th Regt Scottish

Rifles and Staff ADJT 6th Regt Australian Rifles. Sailed in Oct. 1899 for S.Africa as a Special Service Officer, there attached to 2ND 'Black Watch' and with it took part in the battle of 'Koodoosberg ' with conspicuous gallantry and skills as a leader - the operations for the relief of Kimberley - and the attack on Cronje's Laager at Paardeberg FE. 18 1900. where after shewing - as described by a brother officer - ' Most magnificent bravery ' He fell in the fore front of battle. By his untimely death, N.S.W. has lost a most able and gallant officer, and his widow and children and devoted husband and father.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
E Cox WW2 view
M Cox WW2 view
O H Cross WW1 view
C Darby WW1 view
V Dexter WW1 view
A Dodd WW1 view
W Eggins WW1 view
A R Ellis WW1 view
C Faulkner WW2 view
J Gilfuis WW2 view
Address
Scotts Church,Crn Jamison & York Streets
Sydney NSW 2000
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1900

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