This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 3/7881
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 38
- Date of Death: 22.12.1914
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 38 to 39
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 24 Jamaica Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Carter, Taylor Bros, Coal Merchants, Dundee
Elizabeth Bruce Graham
Mary Fisher Graham, 24 Jamaica St, Dundee
Alexander, born 08.07.1901, William, born 10.01.1910, John, born, 06.09.1913 & Robert, born 26.01.1915
More about William Graham
William has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.
DUNDEE SEAFORTH KILLED.
The Ypres district is exacting a heavy toll from Dundonians. Information has been received by Mrs Graham, 24 Jamaica Street, Dundee, that her husband, Private Wm. Graham,1st Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in action on 22d December in the heavy fighting around Ypres. Graham was a reservist, 38 years of age, and employed as a carter with Taylor Bros, coal merchants. He leaves a widow and three of a family.
Dundee Courier 20th January 1915
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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