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201397   Private David Tomb Graham
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Dated added: 17/04/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st / 5th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry (British Army)
Died: 09/11/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 32
David Tomb Graham was the son of James and Elizabeth Graham. David was born in Kilrea about 1885. His father worked in Mercers office in Kilrea. The Graham family moved to Glasgow while David was still a boy. David Graham enlisted in Glasgow. David had been in Palestine since 1915. He was a stretcher bearer and first aid man. Corporal David Graham was injured while carrying a wounded soldier off the battlefield in Palestine. Corporal David Graham was serving with the 1st / 5th Battalion of the Highland Light Infantry when he died of his wounds on Friday 9th November 1917 at No. 66 Casualty Clearing Station in Egypt.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Deir El Belah War Cemetery
Grave Ref: Grave B-21
CWGC Casualty 645624
Deir El Belah is in Palestine about 16 kilometres east of the Egyptian border, and 20 kilometres south-west of Gaza.
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1 Kilrea War Memorial - WW1 Kilrea
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1 Forgotten Heroes of Kilrea 1914-18 65
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1 Forum Discussion (GWF) Details of Private David Tomb Graham
2 National Archives UK Medal card of Private David Tomb Graham can be purchased here
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