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John GRAINGER

Regimental number1192
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarehouseman
Address21 Footscray Road, Kensington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMary Grainger, 21 Footscray Road, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollArtillery Details
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2587 Warrant Officer II William Paterson GRAINGER, 47th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas); 1068 Gunner James Henry GRAINGER, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 10 April 1917.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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