Service Details
Name:
GRAHAM
Given Name:
JAMES BASSETT
Initials:
J B
Service No:
328
Rank:
Gunner
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Regiment:
South African Heavy Artillery
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Unit:
74th Siege Bty.
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Date of Death:
1916-11-20
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Age:
39
Cause of Death:
Killed in action. The Battery was at Colincamp since the 7th October 1916 in a position really untenable for a heavy battery, without cover and a favourite target for the German artillery. On the 20th November, the enemy kept up a severe bombardment all day, and four gunners were killed (the three men buried at Courcelles and Bombardier Frank Birt buried in Couin British Cemetery).
Additional
Information:
Son of James and Virginia Graham, late of St. Helena; husband of Mrs. F. M. Graham, of Main St., Newlands, Cape Province, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
France
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Locality:
Somme
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Cemetery:
COURCELLES-AU-BOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
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Grave Reference:
C. 10.

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