Martin John McGRANE

Regimental number243
Place of birthKatunga, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway employee
AddressKatunga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29.2
Height5' 8.25"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas McGrane, Katunga, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Discharge date8 April 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, 5 June 1917; remained at duty

Wounded in action (second occasion), 8 June 1917 (gun shot wound, both legs: severe).

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 20 December 1917; discharged (wounded), Melbourne, 8 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 May 1970
Age at death83
Place of burialWest Wyalong Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, McGRANE Martin John