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2nd Lieutenant

(later Major and Hon.
Lt. Colonel)


John Ronald Howard
GREEVES

(Nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

21 Jul 1900 Belfast NI

Service No.

73355  

Regiment(s):

Antrim Fortress Company

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron

Military Notes:
Service Record:

22 Oct 1937  Cadet Corporal at Campbell College Contingent Junior division OTC to be 2nd Lieutenant at Antrim Fortress Company

20 Jun 1950 awarded a TEM (Territorials Efficiency Medal)

14 Feb 1951 - having exceede the maximum age for territorial army officers to be recalled, he is removed from the list of reserves.

Family Notes:

son  of Arthur Greeves (1865-1934) and his wife Eliza Marian Heginbotham (1869-1962) of Strandtown Belfast. [m.1897]

Brother of Elaine Marian Greeves (1903-1998).

Arthur wa s listed as a Barrister in the 1901 census and a master flax spinner in 1911.

Civilian Occupation:

Flax  Spinning Company J & TM Greeves, his grandfather had set up the company running a flax spinning mill.

Married:

(1) 1926 Elizabeth Snowden Demaine (1897-1982) in Cannes, Southern France.

Died:

3  Dec 1988 Belfast

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