Studio portrait of 3330 Private (Pte) Albert James (John) Graham, 10th Battalion. A cook from ...

Units
Accession Number P09291.274
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Digital print
Maker Unknown
Date made c October 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 3330 Private (Pte) Albert James (John) Graham, 10th Battalion. A cook from Birdsville, Queensland, prior to enlistment, he embarked with the 11th Reinforcements from Adelaide on 27 October 1915 aboard HMAT Benalla for Suez. Whilst in Egypt he was transferred to the 50th Battalion which relocated to the Western Front, France, in early June 1916. Pte Graham was reported missing in action on 16 August 1916 during the Battle of Pozieres and was subsequently confirmed as being killed in action on that date. He has no known grave and he is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France. He was aged 36 years.