Wednesday 1 July 2009

Private Archibald Campbell Greig

Born on 29 June 1875 in Almonte, Ontario - son of James F. Greig, Almonte, Ontario - brother of Miss Bell Greig, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as musician, single, no current military service, previously served with the Governor General's Foot Guards (three years), Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 5 inches, chest of 37 inches fully expanded.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 19 July 1915 (number 410289) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - died on 21 April 1918 of wounds received that day - buried in Thelus Cemetery (grave V.E.9), France.

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