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Grant L    Driver   11

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Grant L     Driver    11    Leslie                7 Inf Bn    23    Carpenter    Single    C of E       

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Taylor St, 7    [Electoral Roll 1914]

Next of Kin:    Grant, J M, father, Longwood   

Enlisted:    17 Aug 1914       

Embarked:     A20 Hororata 19 Oct 1914   

Prior Service:  Australian Light Horse 6 months and cadet service.

 

Lieut. Fred and Frank Tubb, Leslie Grant, E. Jones, H. Kong Meng, accepted volunteers of the Expeditionary forces, left Longwood for the camp at Broadmeadows. Steps are being taken to farewell them before they depart for Europe.

 

DISTRICT NEWS. (1914, August 28). Euroa Advertiser (Vic. : 1884 - 1920), p. 2. Retrieved June 25, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article65592396

 

 

A number of Euroa district soldiers have returned, including Captain Frank Tubb, M.C. (brother of the late Major F. H. Tubb, V.C ), and Sergeant Leslie Grant, both of whom were officially welcomed and entertained at Longwood, Privates Leslie Gall, A. Thewlis (wounded three times), and Gerald Stedman.

 

J. McNamara and Co. (1918, February 21). Dookie and Katamatite Recorder (Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 3. Retrieved June 25, 2014, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article130624712

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall F-L

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