Tuesday 9 June 2009

Private Fred Graham

Born on 3 January 1891 in England - husband of Rose Graham, Ottawa, Ontario - son of John George Graham, Leyburn, Yorkshire, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as waiter, single, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 7 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, swarthy complexion, brown eyes, black hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 22 March 1915 (number 410105) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - struck off the strength of the 38th Battalion on 16 June 1919.

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