Harley Lee & Philippa Ann Fortier Grant

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From a contemporary press report:

Harley Lee Grant, 84, of Maysville, Michigan, died Friday, June 14, 2002 at Hearin Medical Center in Bad Axe, Michigan.

A World War Two veteran, he was born December 3rd 1917, a son of the late James and Ruth Stanley Grant.

He fought with the Second Marine Division in the South Pacific receiving a battlefield commission as an officer. He also served in combat in the Korean War, retiring as a Major after 30 years of service in the U.S. Marines in 1966.

He was preceded in death by two brothers; one locally, Carlos Grant.

Survivors include his wife, Philippa Ann Fortier Grant; three daughters, Mary and (Clayton) Bell of Maysville, Michigan, Nancy and (Jim) Heston of Brandon, Fla., and Sandy Cassidy of Minneapolis, Minnesota; two grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and a nephew, Gerald Grant and a niece, Linda Grant, both of
Princeton.

NOTE: Philippa Ann Fortier Grant, YN1, United States Navy, died on 8 May 2005 and was laid to rest with her husband.

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GRANT, HARLEY LEE
MAJ   US MARINE CORPS
WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 12/03/1917
  • DATE OF DEATH: 06/14/2002
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 54  SITE 2791
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

GRANT, PHILIPPA FORTIER
YN1   US NAVY

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 07/25/1922
  • DATE OF DEATH: 05/08/2005
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 54  SITE 2791
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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