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Regimental number3386
Date of birth--/11/1869
Place of birthTarraville Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank officer
Address185 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J A Grinlington, Postmaster, Chiltern, Victoria
Enlistment date1 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF48
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Congratulatory Card

Recommendation date: 16 October 1917

FateDied of wounds 17 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Alice GRINLINGTON, Portland, Victoria. Father signs name as above but said his true name is "GRINNINTON"

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