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Grant, William Joseph (685)

Place of Birth: Newport, VIC

Age: 21 years 4 months

Enlistment Details: Monday, 12 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 685            view online service record

60 Station Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
John Stewart Grant (father)
60 Station Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 9 November 1915
Ship: HMAT Wandilla A62
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion

RTA: Monday, 31 March 1919
Discharged: Saturday, 13 September 1919

Brother: Colin Clyde Grant

Captured at Laventie 20 July 1916, interned as Prisoner of War (POW) at Gefangemenlager, Dülman, Germany.


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted August 24, 2016 2.18 pm 0Likes

    Second World War service :

    Born 3 October, 1893 (Newport), enlisted 2 November, 1939, served V81927, Corporal, 3Military District Employment Unit, , locality on enlistment Blackwood, Attested South Melbourne, NOK Emily GRANT (brother of Colin Clyde Grant) . Discharged 26 July, 1944

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