Tuesday 9 June 2009

Lance-Sergeant James Donald Graham

Born on 28 August 1891 in Fainfield, Ontario - son of James and Margret Graham, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as student, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 7.5 inches, chest of 38 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, medium hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, on 5 April 1915 (number 411088) - transferred to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry on 16 July 1915 - wounded on 5 November 1916 - wounded on 29 March 1917 - killed in action on 30 August 1917 - buried in Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension (grave I.P.17), France.

Awarded the Military Medal.

1 comment:

evans_r41 said...

He was born in Saintfield Ontario. Not Fainfield as you currently have. Also do you happen to have or know where I could find the citation for his MM?