Telford Greig


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1942 1944
  • Waterloo Municipal Council stamp (City of Sydney Archives A-00310569)

Family background

Telford Gordon Greig was born 15 June 1892 in Macarthur, Victoria, son of William Steedman Greig and Jane Forsyth. He married May Gavin (1893-1953) on 1 July 1922 in Queensland and they had a son and 2 daughters. Greig died on 8 June 1949 at his residence 12 Trevelyan Avenue, Rosebery, aged 56 years and he was cremated at Eastern Suburbs Crematorium. He left a Will and his estate and assets were assessed at £6,270. He lived at 12 Trevelyan Avenue, Rosebery.

Occupation & interests

Telford Gordon Greig worked for the British United Shoe Machinery Company. He was a Freemason and a member of Lodge St Crispin No 662.

Community activity

Telford Gordon Greig served in World War 1. He enlisted in the Australian Infantry Force (AIF) in Melbourne on 11 September 1914; he joined the 14th Infrantry Battalion and embarked from Melbourne on the ’Ulysses’ on 22 December 1914 and returned to Australia on 29 December 1918.

Local government service

Telford Gordon Greig was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1942-44.


‘Council Election’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 8 December 1941, p. 6,


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