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Vincent GRENVILLE

Regimental number1811
Place of birthSale, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address44 Bladen Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height6' 0.75"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Robert Grenville, Yarram PO, Yarram, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of teeth)
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. I), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Rose GRENVILLE, Welshpool, Victoria, Australia. Native of Sale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 59th Bn, Ferry Post, 24 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as GREVILLE.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GRENVILLE Vincent

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