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Grandon, Patrick (2777)

Place of Birth: Middleton, Ireland

Age: 37 years 3 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 9 June 1915 – Keswick, SA

Service Number: 2777 view online service record

Next of Kin:
Catherine Finn (sister)
21 Pendoylan Street
Cardiff, Wales

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 21 September 1915
Ship: HMAT Star of England A15
Port: Adelaide, SA
Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion – 9th Reinforcements

DOD: Friday, 11 August 1916
Place: War Hospital, Gosforth, England

Private, 12 Infantry, died from illness 11 August, 1916, age 42, Ashburton Roman Catholic Cemetery, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

2777  (Brother : David GRANDON, Wales, Born Cardiff, Wales (arrived c. 1906 at 32 years of age), educated  Roman Catholic school.  He enlisted from 216 Rouse Street as a ship’s fireman, died in England, 11 August 1916 from stomach cancer.  Brother in Wales returned the circular with Mrs Mary Ellen DEVINE at the Rouse Street address as an additional reference point)

Additional Research by Brian Membrey

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