Service Number: 2158
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Kensington, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of wounds, France, 14 February 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave V. B. 17. INSCRIPTION TILL THE DAY BREAK AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY , Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

25 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2158, 5th Infantry Battalion
25 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2158, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 29 and the son of William and Ellen Graham, of Forge, Canonbie, Dumfriesshire.

He is one of two Australian soldiers honoured on the Canonbie war memorial in Dumfriesshire, Scotland. The inscription reads:

“To the glory of God
and in proud and grateful remembrance of
all those who gave their lives for
their king and country
and for the freedom of the nation
in the Great War 1914 - 1919
especially those of this parish.
Whose names are…………..”

The other one is Private James Grieve [aged 40 who was born  at Canonbie], Service Number 6771 of the 16th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F.He died 21/08/1917.