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James Henry GRAINGER

Regimental number1068
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
OccupationClothing trade
Address20 Footscray Road, Kensington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs Grainger, 20 Footscray Road, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 10 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBapaume Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary GRAINGER, 99 Charles Street, Ascot Vale, Melbourne
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2587 Warrant Officer II William Paterson GRAINGER, 47th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917; 1192 Corporal John GRAINGER, Artillery Details, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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