Narrandera Argus
Victim of the Great War

Percy Talbot Griggs, son of Hugh Gardiner Griggs of Narrandera was one of the first from this district to enlist for service in the Great War and one of the original ANZACs. After the evacuation of Gallipoli he saw service with the Australian Forces in France and Belgium and was awarded the Military Medal and the Belgian Croix de Guerre for distinguished conduct on the field. On his return home after the war Mr Griggs opened a business as a plumber and tinsmith, but after a time ill health forced him to dispose of his business.

Talbot Griggs, as he was affectionately known, was a devotee of the Australi

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