Alexander GRANT

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GRANT, Alexander

Service Number: 541
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1878
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Died of wounds - head, At sea on board HS Rewa, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Panel 33
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 541, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
2 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 541, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 541, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
31 Jul 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 541, 11th Infantry Battalion, Shrapnel wounds to the head
31 Jul 1915: Wounded 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Grant and Jane Ann Grant nee Maine of Park Street, Kalgoolie, WA. Brother of Agnes Grant of Chidlows Well, WA

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