1876 Born Co Down on RIC. There is an Irish GRO of 1876 in Lisburn which is him as it ties in with the age of the child when the family moved to Australia
There were 3 Thomas MacGregor Greers born in Ulster at this time
1910 and 1911 census gives his father Samuel living in Northern Ireland, but he is not there
1898 Mar 23. 4th Battalion, the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, The undermentioned Gentlemen to be Second Lieutenants :— Thomas Macgregor Greer.
1898 Sep 21. 4th Battalion, the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, The undermentioned Second Lieutenants to be Lieutenants:— T. M. Greer.
1899 Nov. 3rd and 4th Battalions, the Manchester Regiment. Lieutenant T. M. Greer, from the 4th Battalion, the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, to be Lieutenant.
1900 Apr 4. To be Lieutenants, with the temporary rank of Lieutenant in the Army. :—Lieutenant T. M. Greer, 6th Battalion the Manchester Regiment.
1900 Apr 18 Seconded for service in Imperial Yeomanry. 6th Battalion, the Manchester Regiment, Lieutenant T. M. Greer.
1900 Jun Invalided home from Boer War. Lieutenant. 74 Company (3rd Dublin) 8 battalion Imperial Yeomanry. Returned to SA with 30th company. The Queen's South Africa (QSA) Medal Clasps: Cape Colony, Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901
1901 Mar 1. Imperial Yeomanry, Lieutenant T. M. Greer, from 8th Battalion.
1901 Jun 24. The undermentioned Supernumerary Officers
are absorbed into the Establishments of their
respective units:—6th Battalion, the Manchester Regiment, Lieutenant
T. M. Greer.
1902 Jan 15. 6th Battalion, the Manchester Regiment, Lieutenant T. M. Greer to be Captain.
1905 Jul/Sep married in Brentford to ADDISON, Stephanie Walcott
1907 Mar 16. 6th Battalion, The Manchester Regiment; Captain T. M. Greer is seconded, under the conditions of paragraph 41, Militia Regulations, for service under the Colonial Office.
1908 Aug 9. 6th Battalion, The Manchester. Regiment, to be 4th Battalion, The Manchester. Regiment. Captains:— Thomas M. Greer.
1909 Apr 23. 4th Bat, The Manchester Regiment, Supernumerary Captain Thomas M. Greer is restored to the establishment
1911 Apr 1. 4th Battalion, The Manchester Regiment, Captain Thomas M. Greer to be Major.
This is where is gets messy and is difficult to separate the various Thomas MacGregor Greers. The man we want went on the the Notts & Derby Regt
1914 Nov 12. The undermentioned Officers to command battalions of the New Army, and those under the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel to be granted the temporary rank of Lieutenant- Colonel : —Major Thomas M. Greer (4th Special Reserve Battalion, The Manchester Regiment), 14th Battalion, The Manchester Regiment.
1916 Jul 3. Manch. R. Temp. Lt.-Col. T. M. Greer (Major, Spec. Res.) relinquishes his temporary rank on vacating the comd. of a Bn.
1917 Mar 29. Labour Battalions. R. Scots. Maj. T. M. Greer (Manch. R., Spec. Res.) to be actg. Lt.-Col. whilst comdg. a Bn
1917 Apr 13. Labour Corps. The undermentioned are apptd. to the Corps. , retaining present seniority Maj. (actg. Lt.-Col.) T. M. Greer (Manch. R., Spec. Res.), from R. Scots
1917 Jun 29. Labour Corps. Maj. T. M. Greer (Manch. R., Spec. Res.) relinquishes the actg. rank of Lt.-Col. on ceasing to comd. a Bn.
1918 Aug 13. Labour Corps. Maj. T. M. Greer (Manch. R., Spec. Res.) ceases to be empld. with the Corps.
1920 Aug 6. Joined ADRIC with service no 143. Posted to Depot Coy
1920 Oct 13. Promoted DI 1
1920 Dec 21. Reverted to T/Cadet
1921 Mar 15 . Resignation accepted. in ADRIC
1921 Jun 22. Army Reserve of Officers. Manchester Reg. .—Lt.-Col. T. M. Greer, late Maj., 4th Manch. R., Spec. Res., to be Lt.-Col
1921 Jun 22. 4th Manchester R.—Maj. T. M. Greer resigns his commn., and is granted the rank of Lt.-Col, with permission to wear the prescribed uniform.
1922 Jul 29. Foresters.—Lt.-Col. T. M. Greer, from Res. of Off., Manch. R.., to be Lt Col. 29th July 1922, with seniority 22nd June 1921.
1931 - 1924 on Ealing Electoral Roll. with Stephanie Walcott Greer
1931 Jun 29. The undermentioned having attained the age limit of liability to recall, cease to belong to the Res. of Off. :—Foresters— Lt.-Col. T M. Greer. 1931
1934 Aug 22
1948 Feb 3. Died in London aged 71