Major

Samuel Alexander Grant

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of the late Maj. John and Mary Grant; husband of Margaret Todd Grant, of Turama Rd., Onehunga, Auckland.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

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Casualty

Service Number: 
15/131
Name:
Samuel Alexander Grant
Rank: 
Major
Date of Birth:
08 August 1879
Place of Birth: 
Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand
Next of Kin: 
Captain John Grant (father), Khyber Pass, Auckland, New Zealand|Mrs S.A. Grant (wife), care of Mrs R.B. Symon, Kingsland Terrace, Kingsland, Auckland, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
Khyber Pass, Auckland, New Zealand|Napier Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, Auckland Regiment

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Died of wounds, on H.M.H.S. "Dongola,"
Date of Death:
11 August 1915
Day of Death:
Wednesday
Age at Death: 
36
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Bodies of Embarkation:

7th Contingent
4th Reinforcements
Places of Embarkation:

Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:

N/A
HMNZT 21
HMNZT 22
HMNZT 23
Vessels:

Gulf of Taranto
Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Destinations:

East London, South Africa
Suez, Egypt (25 May 1915)

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
72
Cemetery Location: 
Turkey
Samuel Alexander Grant
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