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Cecil Harry Graham

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Headstone of Private Cecil Harry Graham (24007). Berks Cemetery Extension, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEAK7154). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Private Cecil Harry Graham (24007). Berks Cemetery Extension, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Graham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24007 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • Australia AWMM
    • 23 May 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L. Graham (mother), care of Mrs Ellis, Cameron Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • Battle of Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24007 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      122 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cecil Graham was the son of Helena R. D. Graham, of Sydney, Australia.

    Embarked Wellington, 31 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 July 1916, and marched in to 3rd Reserve Bn, Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 28 August 1916; marched in to Base Depot, Etaples, 29 August 1916.
    Joined 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 8 September 1916.
    Admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 14 September 1916 (enteritis); rejoined Bn, 18 September 1916.
    Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 3 January 1917 (bronchitis); transferred to NZ Divisional Rest Station, 5 January 1917; rejoined Bn, 17 January 1917.
    Killed in action, 15 March 1917.

    Mother: Helena R.D. Graham, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 March 1917 AWMM
    MessinesBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Berks Cemetery Extension, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM I. A. 21. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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