Pte Graham Horace Hanton

  • Date of birth: 30/01/1894
  • Place of birth: Rockhampton, Queensland
  • Date of death: 16/10/1917
  • Place of death: Daisy Wood, Belgium
  • Cause of death: Killed in action (K.I.A.)
  • Age: 23
  • Profession: Stockman
  • Religion: Unknown
  • Country: Australia
  • Rank: Private
  • Service number: 1645A
  • Enlistment date: 04/01/1916
  • Enlistment place: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
  • Last known unit: Australian Infantry, 52nd Bn.
  • Force: Australian Imperial Force


Distinctions and medals 2

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

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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