Saturday 13 June 2009

Private John Alexander Grant

Born on 5 September 1896 in Kenyon Township, Ontario - son of Duncan A. Grant, Apple Hill, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Apple Hill, Ontario, trade as farmer, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 6 feet 0.5 inches, chest of 40 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 154th Battalion, CEF, in Maxville, Ontario, on 11 March 1916 (number 633739) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 24 May 1917 - wounded on 28 June 1917 - invalided to England on 25 July 1917.

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