Pte
Horace Hanton Graham

Information about birth

Date of birth:
30/01/1894
Place of birth:
Rockhampton, Queensland

General information

Profession:
Stockman

Army information

Country:
Australia
Force:
Australian Imperial Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
1645A
Enlistment date:
04/01/1916
Enlistment place:
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Units:
 —  Australian Infantry, 52nd Bn.  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
16/10/1917
Place of death:
Daisy Wood, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
23

Cemetery

Passchendaele New British Cemetery
Plot: 13
Row: B
Grave: 3

Distinctions and medals 2

British War Medal
Medal
Victory Medal
Medal — 25/03/1923

Additional information

Horace Hanton Graham was a 23 year old stockman from Rockhampton, Queensland. Private Graham was part of the 52th Australian Infantry Battalion, 13th Brigade, 4th Division. On the 16th of October his battalion was stationed at Broodseinde Ridge. 8 soldiers were killed and 12 wounded while holding the line. Private Graham was one of the 8 other ranks being killed. He was first buried near Daisy Wood, north of Broodseinde (D.23.a.5.4). After the war he was reburied at Passchendaele New British Cemetery, where he is still remembered today.

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Australian War Memorial
https://www.awm.gov.au
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CWGC
https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/461278/HORACE%20HANTON%20GRAHAM/
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National Archives of Australia
https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au
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The AIF Project
https://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=116075
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The Long Long Trail
http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk
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