Graham, Peter Murray

  • Township: North Oxford
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Branch: 168th Battery, Canadian Expeditionery Forces; 259th Battery Canadian Expeditionery Forces
  • Regiment number: 675985
  • Date of birth: February 28, 1900
  • Where born: Helmsdale, Scotland
  • Wars Served: World War I
  • Years of service: August 21, 1916; March 1, 1918 - June 27, 1919
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

Peter Graham was from Beachville and attended Beachville Public School. He was the son of Alexander and Jessie Graham of Beachville.  Peter first enlisted on August 21, 1916, however later on it was identified that he was underage.  He re-enlisted on March 1, 1918 (and it would appear with the same Regimental number). He listed his religious affiliation as Methodist.  After the war Peter returned to Beachville, and he worked as a conductor on the railroad until his retirement. Peter’s brother Allister served in the Canadian Navy in World War II.

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