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Harley Lee Grant
Major, United States Marine Corps


Philippa Ann Fortier Grant
YN-1, United States Navy
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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.

HL Grant Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006

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


Posted: 6 September 2002  Updated: 4 April 2004 Updated: 21 August 2006 Updated: 20 July 2009