Friday 12 June 2009

Private Clifford Alexander Grant

Born on 16 August 1896 in Martintown, Ontario - son of A.D. Grant, Cornwall, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Cornwall, Ontario, trade as cheese maker, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 8.75 inches, weight of 150 pounds, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, ruddy complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 240th Battalion, CEF, in Renfrew, Ontario, on 1 November 1916 (number 1042289) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 14 or 15 February 1918 - killed in action on 29 September 1918 - buried in Bourlon Wood Cemetery (grave II.C.5), France.

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