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John GRANT

Regimental number1922
Place of birthHelensburgh, Scotland
SchoolState School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia5.6
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Moore, 6 Heather Street, South Melbourne
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Grant, 6 Heather Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in A Compnay Rangers, Stawell as Bugler and Private.
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingLe Sars, near Bapaume, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
104
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Colin and Isabella GRANT, 6 Heather Street, south Melbourne. Nataive of Helensburgh, Scotland

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