(Service number 55477)

Aliases Jim
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 10 June 1885 Place of Birth Cave, South Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs J. Graham, (mother), Cave, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Forces
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 28th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment,  C Company
Date 26 July 1917
Transport HMNZT 90,  Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington, NewZealand Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Western European
Service Medals British War Medal,  Victory Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 31 May 1958 Age 73
Place of Death Timaru Public Hospital
Cause Heart failure, Emphysema
Memorial or Cemetery Cave War Memorial, South Canterbury
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

The Graham Family donated a Memorial Font to All Saints Church, Cave , South Canterbury. 


"James & Ann Maria Graham of South Canterbury" compiled by their grandaughter Myrtle Thompson; Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database;

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