GRAHAM, George

Service Number: 5104
Enlisted: 22 January 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Leslie, Scotland, November 1895
Home Town: Wonthaggi, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Coal miner
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World War 1 Service

22 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 5104, Melbourne, Victoria
14 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 5104, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 5104, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
11 Apr 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 5104, 4th Machine Gun Battalion, Bullecourt (First), GSW (left thigh)
17 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 5104, 4th Machine Gun Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...5104 Private George Graham, 14th Battalion from Wonthaggi, Victoria. A 20 year old coal miner prior to enlisting on 22 January 1916, he embarked for overseas with the 16th Reinforcements from Melbourne on 14 March 1916 aboard HMAT Anchises. While serving on the Western Front with the 46th Battalion, he was wounded in action in April 1917 and evacuated to England for medical treatment. Four months later, he returned to his unit in France and continued to serve until he arrived back in Australia on 2 July 1919 for demobilisation..." - SOURCE (