The military authorities desire the next of kin of the following soldiers to communicate with the Officer in Charge, Base Records, Melbourne, at the earliest possible moment.
The following names were listed:
Captain William Hildrige Armstrong MACDONNELL
Captain Dugald Maxwell Lockwood GRAHAM
1973 Private Charles Napier MORTON
1894 Private Walter Vivian ELLIOTT
2152 Private Joseph GRANT
5074 Private John DOYLE
732 Private Alfonso Juan Stewart ISBEL
6522 Driver Charles Guy KELLY
76A Gunner Arthur Edward LLOYD
58113 Private David Sunley JOPLING
On reflection we ask ourselves: Who were these men and what happened to their next of kin?
This album will try to unravel the story.
2152 Private Joseph GRANT, a 20 year old Farmer from Empire Vale via Ballina, New South Wales. He enlisted in the AIF on 16 June 1915 and was allotted to the 25th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement which embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 18 September 1915. GRANT subsequently was allotted to the 25th Battalion, "?" Company. During the Great War GRANT was Killed in Action, 23 December 1915.
Brisbane Courier, 1 January 1920.
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