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William J. Grainger


15th Brigade Machine Gun Company

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Miss E. Willaton
  • Plaque: 893

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William James Grainger was born in Waterloo, and enlisted from Ballarat West on 8th July 1915. He was 24 years old, unmarried and a groom. He was allocated to the 58th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 4507. Later he was transferred to 15th Machine Gun Company. He was killed in action at Le Transloy on 14th February 1917. His name is on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 893

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour