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Herbert James GRAHAM

Regimental number3543
Place of birthWellington, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGeurie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, T A Graham, Geurie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Place of enlistmentDubbo, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19-20 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 10), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Alice GRAHAM, Geurie, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Allotted to and proceeded to 54th Bn from 1st Training Bn, Zeitoun, 14 February 1916; taken on strength of 54th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Killed in action, 19/20 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GRAHAM Herbert James

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