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GressonJ VSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNew Zealand, 7th Contingent
GressonPercy Herbert15448Lance CorporalSource: QSA Medal Rolls75th Company, 18th Btn, IY
GressonThomas TinningCaptainGRESSON, THOMAS TINNING, Captain and Adjutant, was born 29 April 1870, son of Major W H Gresson. He entered the Army as Second Lieutenant, York and Lancaster Regiment, 9 November 1889; was promoted Lieutenant 30 September 1891; was Adjutant 21 December 1896 to 1 November 1899, and became Captain 23 October 1899. He served in the South African War, 1899-1902, as Special Service Officer, Disembarking Officer, and rejoined Battalion as Adjutant, 1st York and Lancaster Regiment, from 5 February 1900 to 24 May 1901; took part in the Relief of Ladysmith, including operations of 5 to 7 February 1900, and action at Vaal Kranz; operations on Tugela Heights 14 to 27 February 1900, and action at Pieter's Hill; operations in Natal, March to June, 1900, including action at Laing's Nek 6 to 8 June; operations in the Transvaal, November to December 1900, and May 1901; operations in Orange River Colony, May 1901 and 1902. He served with the Mounted Infantry; was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 8 February and 10 September 1901]; received Queen's Medal with six clasps; King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901 ]: "Thomas Tinning Gresson, Captain and Adjutant, York and Lancaster Regiment. In recognition of services during the recent operations in South Africa". Brigadier General W J Kirkpatrick, CB (formerly commanding 1st York and Lancaster Regiment), says he recommended Captain and Adjutant T T Gresson, 1st Battalion, The York and Lancaster Regiment, for continuous good service and devotion to duty during the South African campaign. He obtained his Majority 9 September 1908; became Lieutenant Colonel 1 May 1915, and retired from the York and Lancaster Regiment 1 July 1919.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
York and Lancaster Regiment
GresswellH2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Lincolnshire Regiment
GrestockH54PrivateQSA (5) Nat OFS Belf 01 02; [14-15 Star]; BWM; VM (Lt); Memorial Cross.

KIA 5 February 1917. He re-enlisted in SH on 4 May 1915, as 2499 Private, and was promoted to Corporal on 26 July 1916. Later that year he was commissioned into the 73rd Infantry Battalion, Royal Highlanders of Canada, and was killed in France. He was then aged 39 and is buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

Spink June 1987. eBay February 2001 Cdn 7,288. DNW September 2006 GBP 5,500. Ursual January 2007 Cdn 16,500, GBP 6,300. City Coins August 2016
Source: List of QSAs with raised dates
Canada, Lord Strathcona's Horse
GrestockW RSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsCape Infantry
GrestockWilliam Roycroft140CorporalSource: Nominal roll in WO127Warren's Mounted Infantry
GrestwoodA4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Bedfordshire Regiment
GrestyAlbert Edward John29941TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls21st Company, 2nd Btn, IY
GrestyE6596Private4th Battalion, 20th Mounted Infantry
Source: QSA roll
Lancashire Fusiliers
GrestyHerbert13028Sergeant MajorSource: QSA Medal Rolls51st Company, 12th Btn, IY
GrestyJ L4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Gloucestershire Regiment
GrestyM I4620SergeantDefence of Ladysmith
Source: DCM recipients
Manchester Regiment
GrestyM J1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Manchester Regiment
GrestyM J4620SergeantQSA (3)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Elandslaagte
Manchester Regiment
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