Monday 8 June 2009

Private Archibald Roy Graham

Born on 18 June 1894 in Stafford Township, Renfrew County, Ontario - son of Thomas and Ruth Graham, Pembroke, Ontario - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Cobden, Ontario, single, Church of England, trade as farmer, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 5 inches, chest of 36 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair.

Conscripted into the 1st Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, in Kingston, Ontario, on 13 March 1918 (number 3057090) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 10 or 11 October 1918 - killed in action on 1 November 1918 - buried in Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery (grave I.B.29), France.

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