Private Alexander John Grant

The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)

Died: Tuesday 21 September 1915 (aged 30)

Connected records

Record:
GRANT, ALEXANDER JOHN
Additional information:
Son of Edward and Ellen Grant, of 1, Cowper Rd., Gillingham, Kent.
Cemetery:
LA BRIQUE MILITARY CEMETERY NO.1
Cemetery/memorial reference:
E. 9.
Country:
Belgium

Possible matches

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Name recorded:
Grant, A J
Memorial:
Margate - WW1 (WMR 1518)
Location:
Margate, Kent
Name recorded:
Grant, A J
Memorial:
Dormansland Parish WW1 Cross (WMR 23840)
Location:
Dormansland, Surrey
Name recorded:
Grant, A J
Memorial:
Northfleet - WW1 (WMR 16434)
Location:
Northfleet, Kent

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Name:
Colonel Grant
Context:
Date:
25 Sep 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Gordon Highlanders (page 118)
Name:
casualty_kia Colonel Grant
Context:
Date:
25 Sep 1915
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 8 Battalion Devonshire Regiment (page 385)