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VC830   Robert Cuthbert Grieve

Name   Robert Cuthbert Grieve   No.      

VC Issue No.   830   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Regiment, 37th (Victoria) Battalion, AIF


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Place Of Death   At his office, Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Springvale Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Presbyterian Section

Gazetted   2 August 1917

VC Presented   20 October 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Springvale Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Display in the Hall of Valour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

Grieve Street, Macleod, Victoria, Australia

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, NSW, Australia

By The Way…

Founder of the soft goods firm Grieve, Gardner & Co. Melbourne

VC Held By

Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance, St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia



VC 829 VC 831
VC 829
VC 831

The First World War

BORN   19 June 1889

DIED   4 October 1957   AGE   68

VC Won   7 June 1917   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Messines, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917

Thank you to Anthony Staunton