GRANT, Andrew
(Service number 10815)

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Date 20 November 1895 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Elloughton Grange, Tmaru
Occupation Shepherd
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs W. GRANT (mother), Elloughton Grange, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 1st New Zealand Cyclist Company
Date 6 May 1916
Transport Mokoia or Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 8 June 1954 Age 58 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 34, Plot 354
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Andrew was the youngest son of William and Elizabeth Helen (née Allan) Grant. His brother, Robert Allan Grant, was a cadet with the Royal Flying Corps in 1917-1918.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [29 June 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [28 June 2017]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [29 June 2017]

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