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Grant J A    Pte   4703

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Grant J A     Pte    4703    James Alex               23 Inf Bn    29    Paper cutter    Married    Pres       

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Wordsworth St, 30   

Next of Kin:    Grant, Rosabella, Mrs, wife, 12 Wilson St, Moonee Ponds   

Enlisted:    31 Jan 1916       

Embarked:     A14 Euripides 4 Apr 1916   

 

Date of death:  03/05/1917

VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL

 

Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Enquiries Bureau Correspondence

23rd Australian Imperial Force, Grant J A 4703    (M May 3 1917)

 

"I was told by Cpl H Harris (23 A M G Sect) that Pte James Grant (23 A) was killed by a shell on May 3rd at Bullecourt.  The 23rd Battalion were with the 2nd Pioneers out there.  I was told on the day it happened. I knew James Grant in Australia.  He was blown to pieces".

Eyewitness: No.  Cpl H Harris (23 AMG S) told him
Description: lived in Mooney Ponds, Melbourne
Informant L/'Cpl John William Munro, 1760
2nd Australian Pioneers, C Coy, 10 Pl 

 

http://static.awm.gov.au/images/collection/pdf/RCDIG1038809--1-.pdf

 

Mrs. D. Grant, of 12 Wilson street, Moonee Ponds, has received official notice that  her only son, Pte. J. A. Grant (4703), has been missing since May 3rd.

 

ROLL OF HONOR. (1917, June 21). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 3 Edition: Morning. Retrieved May 16, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74602926

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall F-L

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour Missing

 

In Memoriam

 

 

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