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lrwin Goodwin GRINLINTON

Regimental number627
Address17 Bloomfield Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, William Nassan Grinlinton, Woodville, New Zealand
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXVI, Row D, Grave No. 16), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Matilda GRINLINTON. Native of Napier, New Zealand

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his platoon with great dash, dislodged the enemy from a strong point, and captured a machine gun.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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