William Graham

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 3/7881
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 24 Jamaica Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Carter, Taylor Bros, Coal Merchants, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Bruce Graham

  • Father:

    William Graham

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Fisher Graham, 24 Jamaica St, Dundee

  • Children:

    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.


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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