Francis Rockford GRUBB


GRUBB, Francis Rockford

Service Number: 3289
Enlisted: 3 August 1915, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stanley, Tasmania, 27 June 1888
Home Town: Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Schooling: State School, Stanley, Tasmania
Occupation: Hairdresser
Died: Killed in Action, France, 25 July 1916, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
Special Memorial No 17
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Stanley Circular Head War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

3 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3289, 26th Infantry Battalion, Claremont, Tasmania
13 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3289, 26th Infantry Battalion
13 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3289, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ajana, Hobart

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Francis Rockford GRUBB was born in Tasmania on 27th June, 1888

His parents were Archibald GRUBB & Marian KEMP

His brother William Edward Kemp GRUBB (SN 996), Second Lieutenant,  also served in WW1 and was Killed in Action on 28th March, 1918