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Full Name
Fred John Grantham
Rank Last Held
Sapper
Forename(s)
Fred John
Surname
Grantham
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
11/1797
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
D. Grantham (father), Normanby, Taranaki, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Normanby, Taranaki, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
7th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
278
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Engineers
Place of Death
Havrincourt, France
Date of Death
7 September 1918
Age at Death
29
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Bancourt British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
I. B. Headstone 21.
Biographical Notes
Frederick Grantham was the son of Dick and Frances Mary Grantham, of New Plymouth, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
NZETC
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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