Lieutenant Eric Duncan GRANT 

Service No: 31447
Born: London, England, April 1897
Enlisted in the Army: 2 October 1916
Unit: No. 6 (Training) Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Died: Aircraft Accident, England, 4 April 1918, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium, London
CWGC Additional Information: No additional information
Place of Association: Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Panel 188, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 4 April 1918, Lieutenant Grant was killed in the crash of Sopwith Camel B.9248 at Minchinhampton.  The Court of Enquiry determined that Lieutenant Grant, while flying at about 100 feet, attempted a half roll to the right and lost control of the aircraft and that there was no evidence to prove that the machine was faulty.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B2455, GRANT E D

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