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Edgar David GRANGER

Regimental number2413
Place of birthCollector, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMildie, West Wyalong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Granger, Oakdale, Collector, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Collector Uniting Cemetery, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: James (d. 16 June 1925, aged 77, bu. Collector Uniting Cemetery) and Elizabeth Ann GRANGER (d. 7 December 1940, aged 79, bu. Collector Uniting Cemetery), 'Oakdale', Collector, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2414 Pte Hubert Stanley GRANGER, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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