Hirst Graham (1893-1918)

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Hirst Graham

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

GRAHAM, HIRST, MM. Private. No 240310. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield 16.9.1893. Son of Kossuth and Lavinia Graham, 81 Victoria Road, Lockwood. Educated at Huddersfield Parish Church School and Rashcliffe Church of England School. Employed as a labourer. Single. Enlisted in the local Territorials in June, 1914. Awarded the Military Medal for 'bravery on the field and carrying wounded during a heavy bombardment, shell and sniping fire on 9.10.1917.' Died on 16.3.1918 at Marcoing, aged 24 years. Buried MAROEIL BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row H, Grave 10.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; Huddersfield Drill Hall; memorial in Lockwood Cemetery.

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