David Colin (Colin) GRUMONT


GRUMONT, David Colin

Service Number: 5320
Enlisted: 7 July 1915, Melbourne
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 2nd Divisional Signal Company
Born: Mt Macedon, Victoria, Australia, 30 April 1897
Home Town: Macedon, Macedon Ranges, Victoria
Schooling: Upper Macedon State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 16 June 1918, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Jul 1915: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 5320, 2nd Division Signals, Melbourne
9 Feb 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 5320, 2nd Divisional Signal Company
9 Feb 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 5320, 2nd Divisional Signal Company, HMAT Afric, Melbourne
16 Jun 1918: Involvement Sapper, SN 5320

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

David Colin GRUMONT was born in Mount Macedon, Victoria on 30th April, 1897

His parents were Henry GRUMONT & Mary McINTOSH

He enlisted in Melbourne on 7th July, 1915

He died of wounds in France on 16th June 1918


Brothers who also served in WW1

1. Arthur Laughlan GRUMONT (SN944) returned to Australia in 1918

2. Charles Albert GRUMONT (SN3062) Killed in Action in 1916

3. James Lindsay GRUMONT (SN5319) returned to Australia in 1918