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William GRAHAM

Regimental number2144
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address42 Sutherland Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James S Graham, 42 Sutherland Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Work near Warneton on 13 March 1918, also at Bullecourt in May 1917.
Recommendation date: 17 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He rendered invaluable assistance in collecting rifle grenades from casualties under heavy machine gun and shell fire, and sending them forward to where they were needed to stop an enemy bombing attack. His skilful organization of carrying parties and maintenance of the supply of ammunition during a very critical period was most marked.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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