Victor Thomas O'GRADY

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O'GRADY, Victor Thomas

Service Number: 7531
Enlisted: 12 September 1917, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fullarton Estate, South Australia, 15 June 1897
Home Town: Grange, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Civil Servant
Died: Died of Illness (cerebral spinal fever), Salisbury, England, 14 February 1918, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Stratford-Sub-Castle (St. Lawrence) Churchyard
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (WW1), Henley Beach Honour Board - The Fallen of WW1 and 2*, Henley Beach WW1 Honour Roll*, RoseworthyHB1*
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World War 1 Service

12 Sep 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
30 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7531, 10th Infantry Battalion
30 Oct 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7531, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Melbourne

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"...7531 Private Victor Thomas O'Grady, 10th Battalion, of Grange, SA. A civil servant prior to enlisting in August 1917, Pte O'Grady embarked from Melbourne, with the 25th Reinforcements on board HMAT Aeneas (A60) on 30 October 1917. He died of illness in England on 14 February 1918. Pte O'Grady was 20 years of age." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

"DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE.

O'GRADY.- On the 14th February, in England, Private Victor Thomas, beloved eldest son of Violet I. and the late Thomas P. O'Grady, Grange (meningitis)." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 21 Feb 1918 (nla.gov.au)

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