Private Frank Rupert Grainger

Service number 4214
Birth Place Australia: South Australia
Death Date 1916-08-30
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 16th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Frank Rupert Grainger (4214, 16th Battalion) was born in Hindmarsh, SA. He was working as a clerk when he enlisted at Perth, WA, in September 1915. Frank was killed in action at Mouquet Farm on 30 August 1916. He is buried in the Pozieres British Cemetery Ovillers-La Boisselle, France. Frank’s mother wrote that he was aged 17 years and one month at the time of his death.



Date of enlistment 29 September 1915
Date of embarkation 17 January 1916
Date of death 30 August 1916
Date of fate 30 August 1916