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Clarence James GRAHAM

Regimental number6182
Place of birthPetersburg South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor engineer
AddressQueen Street, Gawler South, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Graham, Queen Street, Gawler South, South Australia
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

' For conspicyous gallantry and devotion to duty in driving a motor ambulance along roads which were being heavily shelled and searched by machine gun fire. ON his return he took out an posted other ambulance cars, so that the evacuation of hte wounded was carried out quickly and systematically. Two days later he repeated this by night, his coolness and resource on both occasions being the means of saving many lives'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 36
Date: 14 March 1919

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