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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Grant, Norman Allen (967)

Place of Birth: Yackandandah, VIC

Age: 21 years 6 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 6 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 967 view online service record

61 Spring Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
John Alexander Grant (father)
61 Spring Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Friday, 20 August 1915
Ship: HMAT Kyarra A55
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 13 Light Horse Regiment – 3rd Reinforcements

KIA: Saturday, 5 October 1918
Place: France

Corporal, 24h Infantry, killed in action 5 October, 1918, aged 24, commemorated Calvaire Cemetery, Montbrehain, Picardie, France

967  (Parents: John and Louisa GRANT, born Tallangatta, educated ?   Enlisted as a 21 year-old tailor’s presser, his and his parents address as Wodonga, later 61 Spring Street, Port Melbourne before his death.  This was again altered to 36 Tribe Street, South Melbourne, although appears to have been after his death.  Yackandandah was given as his place of association, the form unsigned and with no address given)

Additional Research by Brian Membrey

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