Sidney Arsden Grigg, MGC

1895 May 1. Born Forrest Hill. Kent

1901 census, living at Malham Rd, Lewisham

1911 census at 3 Lower Winchester Road, Catford SE

1912 Oct 29 Enlisted in County of London Territorials. He was a "confectionary warehouseman". Father - William Joseph Grigg (address same as on MIC)

1914 Aug 5. Embodied

1914 Nov 4. Posted to France

1914 Dec 26. Returns to UK. He had frostbite.

1915 Jul 30. Transferred to Royal Naval Signaling Service

1915 Aug 14. Commissioned 2nd Lt in 15 th Battalion Middlesex Regt, The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants : — Sidney Arsden Grigg.

1917 Mar 1. Promoted Temp. Lt.

1918 Mar 16 Wounded by a gas shell

1918 May 9. Married in Brockley to Grace Watson. She died in 1919 in the flu epidemic.

1919 May 1. Demobbed to 354 Stanstead Rd, Catford. He had been unfit since his wounding the year before

1919 Born child Audrey Grace Grigg

1920 Oct 30. The undermentioned temp. Lts. relinquish their commissions on completion of service, and retain the rank of Lt.: — S. A. Grigg.

1920 Aug 31. Joined ADRIC with service no 438. Posted to D Coy

1921 Jan 18. Involved in Kilroe Ambush. He was later awarded compensation for his injuries

1921 May 7 to 22 May on Leave

1921 May 21. Promoted Section Leader - the entry also say "?O from 7 Jun 1921) possibly Transport Officer

1921 Jun 14 .Permitted to resign on disciplinary grounds This entry is only in one place, and I think it is wrong

1921 Jul 16 to 30 Jul on Leave

1921 Jan 20 Disbanded with ADRIC

1922 Joined British Gendarmerie section of Palestine Police as a Constable

1923 Jan 7. Died in Kent

ADRIC

WO 339/40388