Putney Vale - Greater London
Putney Vale Cemetery
Photo: Julia & Keld
2nd Lieutenant Eric Duncan GRANT 31447
Australian Flying Corps
Died 4-4-1918 ( Aeroplane accident, Minchinhampton, England) Aged 20years
Son of Helena Grant, London, England
The Late Lieutenant Grant was accorded a Military Funeral, Firing Party, Bugler & Pallbearers, under the command of Lieut. Brown, Admin. Headquarters, A.I.F. London.
The coffin was draped with the Australian Flag and the "Last Post" was sounded at the graveside by an Australian Bugler. Lieuts. Hillyard Smith and Stafford, A.F.C. represented the Australian Flying Corps. Many beautiful wreaths were sent by relatives and by different branches of the A.F.C. one in particular in the form of a plane was sent by the N.C.O's and men of the squadron of which the deceased Officer was an Instructor at the time he met his death.
Administrative Headquarters, A.I.F., London were represented at the funeral.
Family present were Mother - Mrs H Grant, 249 Cromwell Road, London, Sister & brother - Miss Y Grant & Master C Grant. Grandmother - Mrs Neithercott, Earls Court. Cousin Bombadier Roy Grisoni, R.F.A. and Mr. Grizoni.
Photo: Robbie Pearson
Location: Private Family Grave