From De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour, 1914-19, Volume 2:
Greig, George Anthony, B.A., Chaplain, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Russell, son of Hunter Hepburn Greig, of 71 Heathfield Road, Wandsworth Common, London, late of Perth, Scotland, by his wife, Phoebe Jane, daughter of Alexander Elliot, of Kelso; and brother to 2nd Lieutenant John Greig, killed in action in India, 26 March 1915 (see Volume I, p. 162).
Born Perth, Scotland, 29 March 1888; educated The Academy, Perth, and Denstone College, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire; was ordained in 1911, and appointed Curate at Christ Church, Glasgow, under Canon Macbin, and shortly after the outbreak of war joined the Royal Navy as Acting Chaplain, for temporary service, 10 February 1915; appointed to H.M.S. Russell; died in the Royal Navy Hospital, Malta, 28 April 1916, from the effects of poisonous gas fumes, at the time of the mining of H.M.S. Russell. Buried in the cemetery, Malta.
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