20419 Private Albert Henry Grant

9th(Service) Battalion

Devonshire Regiment

1st July 1916

Born in Simonsbath Devon in 1897.

His parents were Charles Grant(born in 1864) and

Eliza Blackmore(born in 1867). They were married in 1887.

He had 2 brothers John(born in 1889)and Fredrick

(born in 1904). He also had a sister,Mabel(born in 1893).

In the 1901 census the family were recorded as living at Cloven Rocks Cottage,Simonsbath,Exmoor,

South Molton,Devon.

Albert's father was employed as a road contractor.

The same information was also recorded about the family in the 1911 census.

Albert enlisted in Exeter.

He was killed in action on 01/07/1916.

At the time of his death,the family were living at

13 Springfield Road Exeter.

He was awarded the British war 1914-1918 & Allied Victory Medals.

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