Leslie William GRANT

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GRANT, Leslie William

Service Number: 656
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: South Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Occupation: Miner
Died: Wounds to abdomen, At sea on board HMT Galeka, 29 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Panel 33
Memorials: Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 656, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 656, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 656, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Grant of 1552 Whitlock Street, South Kalgoolie, WA

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Citizen Forces

Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

Brothers 5399 Private Ewan Claude Grant 11th Battalion killed in action at Bullecourt 6 May 1917, age 19.

3592A Private Harold Isadore Grant 44th Battalion killed in action at Amiens 8 August 1918, age 25.