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John Francis GRANT

Regimental number845
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation master
AddressWest Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jean M Grant, 24 Cleaver Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentCSM (WO Class II)
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Railway Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 April 1943
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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