Geoffrey William GRANT

GRANT, Geoffrey William

Service Numbers: NX161935, N450304, N450247
Enlisted: 14 May 1943
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 2nd/11th Commando Squadron
Born: Penshurst, New South Wales, 27 December 1924
Home Town: Penshurst, Hurstville, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Tyre repairer
Died: Killed in Action, Brunei Bay Area, Brunei Bay Area, Borneo, 16 June 1945, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Labuan War Cemetery
Plot A, Row D, Grave 7, Labuan War Cemetery, Labuan, Malaysia
Memorials: Rocky Creek 9th Division Cavalry Regiment & 2nd / 9th Cavalry (Commando) Regiment, Australian Commando Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

14 May 1943: Enlisted Private, NX161935, Puckapunyal, Victoria
14 May 1943: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, NX161935
15 May 1943: Involvement N450247
15 May 1943: Involvement N450304
16 Jun 1945: Involvement Trooper, NX161935, 2nd/11th Commando Squadron, Borneo - Operation Oboe July - August 1945

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Leo Edward and Kathleen Maude Grant of Penshurst, NSW