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George Ferguson GRANT

Regimental number21748
Place of birthTurriff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
SchoolTownsville Grammar School, Queensland
Other trainingMelbourne University, Brisbane University - medical student
Age on arrival in Australia8
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMedical student
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, G Grant, Park Road, Eagle Junction, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets and Melbourne University Rifles, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date10 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board SS Gaika on 6 August 1918
FateDied of disease 25 February 1919
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTurriff Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 188), Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on University of Queensland Roll of Honour ('Pro Patria Ceciderunt'; They fell for their Country), St Lucia, Queensland. Parents: George and Annabella GRANT, Kent Road, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: United Kingdom

Medal: British War Medal

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