Walter Leonard GRAETZ

Badge Number: 1625, Sub Branch: Onkaparinga

GRAETZ, Walter Leonard

Service Number: 3880
Enlisted: 3 April 1917, Enlisted at Murray Bridge
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Murray Bridge, South Australia, Australia, 20 February 1900
Home Town: Murray Bridge, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Horse Trainer
Memorials: Murray Bridge Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

3 Apr 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3880, 48th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Murray Bridge
22 Mar 1918: Involvement Private, SN 3880, 48th Infantry Battalion
22 Mar 1918: Embarked Private, SN 3880, 48th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Driver, SN 3880, 48th Infantry Battalion
10 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3880, 48th Infantry Battalion, Discharged 4th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles Henry Graetz and Bertha Amelia (nee Kuchel) Graetz of Murray Bridge; brother of Albert August Graetz, August Edmund Graetz, Charles Henry Graetz, Herbert Ephraim Graetz and  Frank Benjamin Graetz,

On 6 August 1921 Walter married Flossie Matilda Muckray in the Methodist Parsonage, Parkside, SA

1 July 1919 - returned to Australia on board HT Frankfurt

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal