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GRENVILLE, Alexander


Private 7043

8th Battalion

Hobart, Tasmania

His sister Florence Grenville of Mildura. Later "Holcomb" 3 Scotts Crescent Canterbury

Melbourne on 13/9/1916.

Age 21 years 9 months, 5'7", 143 pounds, blue eyes and brown hair

Church of England


He was missing in action 20/9/1917 in Belgium. A Court of Enquiry declared he was killed September 1917.

He is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial Ypres

He was from Stony Creek, Victoria

He is on the Meeniyan Honour Roll
He was in the Korumburra VT militia
13/9/16 He enlisted in Melbourne
23/11/16 He embarked Melbourne on the HMAT Hororata
29/1/17 He disembarked Plymouth
14/5/17 He went to France having been training in England
2/6/17 He was taken on strength
20/9/17 He was missing in action
Florence was his only relation; there are no other siblings.
30/4/20 Florence received a letter from the Army about the fact that they are looking for unregistered graves to find a grave for those missing in action. She had a form to fill in and she was told she would receive information.
28/7/21 His sister received his scroll
23/4/23 His sister received his Victory medal


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