GRAHAM, Percy John
(Service number 6/1300)

Aliases Percy John George
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 8 Sept 1876 Place of Birth Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date 20 October 1914 Age
Address at Enlistment c/- Mrs Tyer, High St,Waimate
Occupation Labourer J T Hunt Waimate
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status single
Next of Kin J Graham (brother) York Street, Timaru ( Should be T(Thomas Percy Croft)
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 2nd Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury InfantryBattalion
Date 14 December 1914
Transport HMNZT 13, 14, 15, Verdala, Willochra, Knight of the Garter
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns Egypt 1915, Egypt Expeditionary Force 1916, Balkan (Gallipoli) 1915, France & Belgium 1916-17
Service Medals
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 6 December 1917 Age 41
Place of Death Belgium
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference XXVI. BB. 7
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

Son of Thomas & Julia Ann Graham nee Croft. They marred Dec 1873, Hastings, Sussex, England, came to Canterbury onthe Waikato 27 June 1875. Brother Thomas Percy Croft Graham b1874 Hastings, other children born NZ Albert Ernest 1878-1881, Roy Stewart Arthur b 1884, Reginald Richard Croft 1879-1926


Probate available in Family Search

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Researched and Written by

Liz Shea (SC branch NZSG); Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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