Thomas Hisgrove GREGORY

B: 12th Aug 1890 D: 25th Jun 1960

Born: 12 August 1890 Farina SA (Genealogy SA database: Book/Page: 465/420 – “Birth Residence- Blanchwater Station” -nb surname spelt ‘Greggory’ on Birth Registration)

Died: 25 June 1960 Adelaide SA – “single” (Genealogy SA database: 908/3940)

 

 

Paternal Grandparents:
Oliver Gregory b. c1825 Nottinghamshire; arr SA 1848 Bolton; d 23 Jan 1902
           married Mar 14 1844 Devonshire, England
Ann Maunder b. c 1827 died 8 Feb 1903
           (they had 16 or 17 children; Thomas was eldest son)

Maternal Grandparents:
Joseph Hisgrove b. 1835/6 Somerset England; d. 25 May 1917
            married 14th January 1857, Truro SA
Margaret Kelly b. c1838/9; d 12th Feb 1907
            (they had “possibly 21 children (several multiple births) of whom only nine survived to adulthood)

Father: Thomas GREGORY (B: 18 Feb 1849, D: 15 November 1926, Torrensville, (Genealogy SA database: Book/Page: 491/32); buried West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide;

Mother: Mary Ann HISGROVE (B: 25 Feb 1861, SA D: died 28 Dec 1929, Torrensville (Genealogy SA database: Book/Page: 517/402)); buried West Terrace Cemetery Adelaide

Parents’ Marriage: 12 December 1876, Mount Lyndhurst SA (nb surname spelt ‘Grigory’ on Marriage Registration) Genealogy SA database: Book/Page: 109/865 )

Siblings:
Margaret Ann, born 26th March 1879; married Thomas Robert EVANS 30 September 1901; died 22 October 1951
Joseph Oliver “Clem”, born 9 February 1880; died 1 October 1880
Sarah Jane, born 16 March 1881; married William Joseph GREIG 28 May 1904 (nb surname spelt ‘Griggory’ on Marriage Registration); died 29 July 1959
Laura Elizabeth, born 14 October 1883; died 30 October 1883
William Henry Lyndhurst, born 2 November 1884; married Meta ZIMMERMAN c1907; died 4 August 1954
Ellen Frances Blanche, born 2 July 1886; died 2 November 1944
Lily (also spelt Lillie) May, born 9 June 1888; married John James PARKER 27 April 1914 ; died 2 June 1964 (nb surname spelt Griggory on both Birth & Marriage Regs)
Leah Daisy Gertrude, born 7 October 1892 (nb surname spelt Griggory on Birth Registration); married Albert Charles PARKER 27 April 1914 (named Leah Gertrude Griggory on Marriage Reg); died 11 June 1967
Florence Mirrim (also spelt Miriam), born 28 April 1894; married John Percival TAYLOR 26 September 1917; died 10 July 1975 (nb surname spelt Griggory on Birth Registration)
Lyod (also spelt Lloyd) born & died 19 September 1896 (from MyHeritage; not on SA Genealogy database)
Hurtle James, born 23 May 1898; married Linda Kathleen Downs WOOLLEY 14 May 1927; died 24 December 1966
John Baden-Powell “Baden” born 12 July 1900; married Evelyn Francis MORONY 23 September 1933; died 22 August 1975 (nb surname spelt Griggory on Birth Registration)
Royal Frank born 13 July 1901; married Alvina Lilian HAIGH 6 October 1928; died 11 June 1982 (nb surname spelt Griggory on Birth Registration)
Alice Maude born 4 February 1903 (from MyHeritage; not on SA Genealogy database); married Clifford Robert Eugene DOWNING 22 June 1922; died 27 April 1942

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WORLD WAR 1 SERVICE
Enlisted 5 January 1917 Occupation: Stockman
Service No. 3357; Rank: Private
3rd Light Horse Regiment 28th Reinforcement
Departed Melbourne 22 June 1917 on HMAT A17 Port Lincoln
AWM Embarkation Roll No 10/8/5; disembarked Moascar Egypt 6 August 1917
Transferred to 1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron 14 September 1917
“To Be Shoeing Smith” Wadi Auja, Palestine 29 April 1918
Granted Leave to Egypt 17 November 1918
Hospital – influenza Cairo, 26 November 1918; rejoined Squadron 6 February 1919
Embarked 16 May 1919 HT Orari
Discharged 26 June 1919

 

No known land ownership at Farina.