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Alexander Arthur Grant

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Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery (photo August 2012 by G.A. Fortune) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery (photo August 2012 by G.A. Fortune) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Grant AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    557660 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 August 1908 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 30 June 1942 AWMM 32 Napier Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Vera May Grant (wife), 32 Napier Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1943 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    557660 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 30 June 1942 AWMM Milk vendor/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) AWMM
    • Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of sickness attributed to active service overseas AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • The widow and the mother of Driver Alexander Grant each recieved the Memorial Cross as his death was attributable to "service overseas" and this was confirmed on 27th April 1951. Mrs Vera Grant's application for the Memorial Cross was recieved by NZDF Base Records on 1 May 1951. AWMM

Death

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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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