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Ian Thorold Grant

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Ian Thorold Grant

October 9, 1916

Military Service


Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star, British War Medal

Additional Information


Born:

May 30, 1886
Aylesford, Kent, England

Enlistment:

September 22, 1914
Valcartier, Québec

Son of C.J. Grant of London, England.

Commemorated on Page 571 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. B. 15.

Location:

Longueval is a village approximately 13 kilometres east of Albert and10 kilometres south of Bapaume. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery lies a short distance west of Longueval on the south side of the road to Contalmaison. Within the cemetery is Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, which commemorates those officers and men of the New Zealand Division who fell in the Battles of the Somme, 1916, and whose graves are not know.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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