1914 Star Royal Irish Rifles

1914 Star Royal Irish Rifles

Code: 51400


1914 Star (7015 Sjt G. Grego. R. Ir: Rif.), 

contact wear, very fine

George Grego was lived at 50 Gracehill Street, Belfast and enlisted with the 4th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles in October 1906. During the Great War he served in France from 8 October 1914 with the 2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles he continued to serve for the duration of the war. Despite his seniority and rank Grego was the subject of a severe reprimand in 1917 for being 'Drunk and creating a disturbance' later also 'Reprimanded for not falling his Platoon in correctly. Back in Dublin in February 1917 he qualified as a 1st Class Instructor for a Grenade Course.