Aircraftman Class I Herbert Blackman GRANT

Service No: 72670
Born: Cobar NSW, 8 December 1907
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 November 1942
Unit: No. 1 Airfield Construction Squadron, Pine Creek NT
Died: Illness, Pine Creek NT, 18 June 1943, Aged 35 Years
Buried: Adelaide River War Cemetery NT
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Julius Frederick and Ivy Maud Grant; husband of Thelma Grace Grant, of Balgowlah, New South Wales
Roll of Honour: Manly NSW
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Manly ANZAC War Memorial, Manly NSW

On 7 April 1943, Aircraftman Class I Grant, a Fitter General, was admitted to No. 65 Camp Hospital, Pine Creek, dangerously ill with a blocked heart artery and he died on 18 June 1943.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/16/48
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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