Thursday 11 June 2009

Private Percy Graham

Born on 4 March 1896 in Stafford Township, Renfrew County, Ontario - son of Joseph Henry and Thomasina Graham, Micksburg, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address same as father, trade as farmer, single, no current military service, previously served with the 42nd Regiment, Church of england, height of 5 feet 9 inches, weight of 147 pounds, chest of 37 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 130th Battalion, CEF, in Pembroke, Ontario, on 28 January 1916 (number 788853) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 14 or 15 November 1916 - wounded on 3 April 1917 - died of those wounds on 14 April 1917 - buried in Ste. Marie Cemetery (grave Div.3.N.11), France.

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