Grant, Russell Walker (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1916)

Accession Number 1DRL/0316
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters, Photograph
Maker Grant, Russell Walker
Place made At sea, France
Date made 1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/823
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant (Lt) Russell Walker Grant, 25 Battalion, AIF, France. Collection includes five original letters written by Lt Grant to family members in Australia between May 1916 and November 1916, and a small photograph taken on board the SS Mooltan in May 1916. Lt Grant was killed in action in France on 15 November 1916.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Russell Walker Grant, 25 Battalion, who on 15 November 1916 was killed in action at Flers. Other biographical details concerning him are: warehouseman of Windsor, Qld, born Brisbane, educated at Valley State School, Brisbane Grammar School, and Melbourne University (Trinity College); joined the AIF on 4 September 1915; age at time of death 38.