John Grant GERAN

Birthplace
Charleville
Resided
Dalby
Occupation
Clerk
Enlisted
28-August-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
21
Status
Single
Service No
3811
Rank
Private
Unit
25th Battalion, 9th Reinforcements
Embarked
31-January-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
29 July 1916
Place
Pozieres, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
Notes

John Geran joined his battalion in France in June 1916. Twenty-five days later he was reported missing in action at Pozieres during heavy fighting on 29 July. A year later a Court of Enquiry confirmed he had been killed in action. His body was never recovered.

 

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