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James Septimus GRANT

Regimental number16540
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Goulburn, New South Wales
OccupationEngine driver
AddressHunter Street, Hornsby, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence May Grant, Hunter Street, Hornsby, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameDecember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 2 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 2 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel Hardy (d. 28 April 1901, aged 65, bu. Mortis St Cemetery, Goulburn) and Euphemia (Effie) GRANT (d. 15 May 1913, aged 71, bu. Mortis St Cemetery, Goulburn); husband of Florence, "Hadfield", Hunter Street, Hornsby, New South Wales. Native of Goulburn, New South Wales~
Family/military connectionsBrother
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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