Geoffrey Treacher GRANT

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GRANT, Geoffrey Treacher

Service Number: 929
Enlisted: 29 December 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 8th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Napier, New Zealand, 1896
Home Town: Eltham, Nillumbik, Victoria
Schooling: Williamstown State School
Occupation: Clerk/Entertainer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eltham War Memorial, Kangaroo Ground Shire of Eltham War Memorial Tower, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

29 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 929, Melbourne, Victoria
7 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 929, 8th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 929, 8th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Palermo, Melbourne
5 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 929, 8th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 929, 8th Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Embarkation roll (www.awm.gov.au) incorrectly records middle name as Meacher instead of Treacher