Private George Kenneth Gregory

Service number 1432
Birth Date 1895
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Bowral
Death Date 1967-07-07
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
  • 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 13th Australian Infantry Battalion
Place Bowral
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1916-12-09
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-04-19

George Kenneth Gregory was born in Bowral, New South Wales, to William and Marion Gregory in 1895. He was 19 years old and working as a farmhand when he enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 8 January 1915. Embarking from Sydney with reinforcements to the 13th Battalion aboard HMAT Seang Bee on 11 February 1915, he also served as bugler in the 13th Battalion Band. Gregory was recommended for and received the Military Medal after he delivered messages “at all hours of the day and night” during the operations north-west of Pozières in August 1916. Gregory returned to Australia on 29 January 1919 and settled in Goulburn, New South Wales. He died on 7 July 1967 and is buried at Wollongong City Memorial Gardens and Crematorium.



Date of birth 1895
Date of enlistment 08 January 1915
Date of embarkation 11 February 1915
Date of recommendation honour or award 03 September 1916
Returned to Australia 14 December 1918
Date of death 07 July 1967