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Graham, W., Pte., 1916
On the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, is the name of 22027 Private William Graham, serving with the 12th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 01/07/1916.

He was the son of John and Marion Graham, of 6, Barnard Street, Blyth.

Morpeth Herald 08/09/1916 carries the following:

Private William Graham, of Blyth, is reported missing since July 3rd [sic], on which date he was wounded.

The Blyth News 04/07/1921 carries the following:

"Graham In loving memory of our dear son, Private William Graham, presumed dead July 3rd, 1916. Peacefully sleeping. Ever remembered by his parents, brothers and sister."

William Graham is remembered in Blyth on B42.16 and B42.24 and in Cowpen on C58.01


The CWGC entry for Private Graham

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