Albert Griggs QSA. RFA

   

1878 Aug 25. Born Sudbury, Suffolk

1881 census at Near Church, Great Cornard

1891 census at Sudbury Road, Great Cornard

1901 census at Boer War, he has both QSA and KSA

1911 census at 94th Battery Royal Field Artillery Higher Establishment, Karachi. He is a Sergt 94th Battery R F A and is married. 18 Brigade (regular, XVIII) Comprising 53, 93 and 94 Batteries, this brigade was under command of 3rd (Lahore) Division of the Indian Army throughout the war. Hence no MIC

1915 Aug 10 . The undermentioned Warrant and Noncommissioned Officers to be Second Lieutenants for service in the Field: Battery Serjeant-Major Albert Griggs.

1917 Jun 15. The undermentioned relinquish the actg.rank of Capt. on ceasing to be empld. as 2nd in Cmmd. of Batts.: — Lt. A. Griggs. Aug. 1917.

1918 Jun 26. RFA. Lt. A. Griggs to be actg. Capt.

1918 Sep 1. RFA The undermentioned relinquish the actg. rank of Maj. on ceasing to comd. Batts. : — Lt. A. Griggs when he reverts to the actg. rank of Capt. whilst 2nd in comd.

1918 Dec 29 RFA. The undermentioned Lts. relinquish the actg. rank of Maj.:— A. Griggs.

1920 Oct 17. Lt. A. Griggs retires, receiving a gratuity, 17th Oct. 1920, and is granted the rank of Maj.

1920 Oct 17 . R.H. & R.F.A.—The undermentioned to be Majs.: — Maj. A. Griggs, 17th Oct. 1920, with seniority 28th Nov. 1919.

1920 Oct 14 Joined ADRIC with service no 738. Section Leader in G Coy in Clare

1921 Jun 14 Resigned on Discipinary Grounds

1928 Jul 5. The undermentioned having attained the age limit of liability to recall, cease to belong to the Res. of Off. :— Maj. A. Griggs.

1939 Register, a Solicitors Clerk living at 24 Woolwich Common , Woolwich, with wife Emily

1945 Jul/Sep Died Woolwich, London age 66

ADRIC

WO 339/38857