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George Ede GRANTHAM

Regimental number2150
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address322 Jones Street, Ultimo, Sydney , New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinDaughter, Miss M E Grantham, 322 Jones Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry during operations. He carried despatches through the enemy's barrage with the greatest daring, and, though wounded on one of his journeys, delivered his message before he collapsed.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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