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Thomas GRAHAM

Regimental number67
Place of birthDaylesford, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlasterer
AddressVictoria Park, Daylesford
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMrs Graham, Victoria Park, Daylesford
Enlistment date17 December 1914
Place of enlistmentDaylesford, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 6 November 1917

FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'For gallant conduct when on patrol duty east of YPRES on 27th October, 1917. A party of the 11th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment came under heavy shell fire, sustaining severe casualties. In spite of the continued heavy shell fire Trooper GRAHAM rendered aluable assistance in attending to the wounded and carrying them out of the danger zone. He set a splendid example of courage and initiative.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 September 1952
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery

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