Pte. George Leslie GRAHAM

Pte. George Leslie GRAHAM

Male 1892 - 1917  (25 years)

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  • Name George Leslie GRAHAM 
    Title Pte. 
    Prefix Pte. 
    Born 7 Jul 1892  Beachburg, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth 7 Jul 1893  , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census-Household Member 1901  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census-Household Member 1911  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Attestation Papers 15 Sep 1914  Valcartier, , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause of Death WW II 
    Cause of Death 2 Dec 1917 
    died of wounds 
    Monument Beachburg, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Beachburg Union Cemetery
    Beachburg, Ontario
    Canada 
    WWI service #2473 Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians), R.C.A.C., B squadron 
    Occupation surveyor 
    Died 2 Dec 1917  Cambrai Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Tincourt-Boucly, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    Tincourt New British Cemetery
    Somme
    France 
    Person ID I48695496  Whitewater Region Early Families
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2022 

    Father William John Wesley GRAHAM,   b. 4 Nov 1859, Osceola, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1922, Sault Ste. Marie, Algoma, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Isabella CONDIE,   b. 17 May 1854, Beachburg, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1919, , Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1885  Beachburg, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Perth Courier, Oct. 30, 1885 Graham-Eggleston—Married, at the residence of the bride’s father, on the 2 2nd inst., by Rev. R. McNabb, Mr. William J. W. Graham to Bella Egglesto n, relict of the late Mr. Robert Eggleston and second daughter of Mr. Alex ander Condie, Esq., all of Beachburg.
    Family ID F16060767  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario
    Photographed by Fay Bennett
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario (on the back)
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario (on the back)
    Photographed by Fay Bennett
    Beachburg War Memorial, Beachburg, Ontario
    Beachburg War Memorial, Beachburg, Ontario
    Photographed by Fay Bennett
    St. Andrew's United Church, Beachburg WWI Honor Roll
    St. Andrew's United Church, Beachburg WWI Honor Roll
    Provided by Rev. Kevin Moratz, St. Andrew's United Church, Beachburg, Nov 2022

    Documents
    Graham brothers from Beachburg: Pte. W.S. Graham, Sgt Robert S. Graham & Pte. G. W. Graham all injured in WWI
    Graham brothers from Beachburg: Pte. W.S. Graham, Sgt Robert S. Graham & Pte. G. W. Graham all injured in WWI
    Newspaper clipping provided by Julie Truelove
    Graham, Pte. George Leslie
    Graham, Pte. George Leslie
    “Three Beachburg Brothers are Wounded”, newspaper clipping, The Renfrew Mercury, May 11, 1917 provided by Julie Truelove.
    Graham, Pte. George Leslie death notice
    Graham, Pte. George Leslie death notice
    “Brother of Mrs. P. M. Lyttle Dies at Front”, newspaper clipping, The Sault Star, Dec 12, 1917 p. 1
    Graham, Pte. George Leslie - Commonwealth War Graves Commission Certificate
    Graham, Pte. George Leslie - Commonwealth War Graves Commission Certificate
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/255575/GEORGE%20LESLIE%20GRAHAM/

    Histories
    Graham, Pte. George Leslie military summary
    Graham, Pte. George Leslie military summary
    Compiled by Fay Bennett from sources listed

  • Notes 
    • 1911 Census Westmeath Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario with parents

    Census-Household Member:
    • Role: Household Member
    • Role: Household Member

    Attestation Papers:
    • occupation listed as surveyor, 21 years, 2 months at time of enlistment on Sept 15, 1914. He was described as 5' 6 1/2" weighing 150 lbs, with a fair complexion, blue eyes and brown hair.

    Cause of Death:
    • during an attack by his Regiment on Dec 1, 1917, he was severely wounded by enemy macine gun fire and as a result died the following day at No. 5 Casualty Clearing Station where he had been conveyed

  • Sources 
    1. [S594474] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Westmeath Twp., - 1901, Automated Genealogy, (Index to 1901 Census of Canada with Digital Images, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/cache/index.html).

    2. [S595125] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Westmeath Twp., - 1911, Library and Archives of Canada, Archivia Net On-Line Research Tool, (Database, http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/1911/index-e.html).

    3. [S595803] Mil-WWI Personnel Records of the First World War, Canada., ( Library and Archives Canada . https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/search.aspx.).

    4. [S595804] Mil-Canadian Virtual War Memorial, Veterans Affairs Canada, ((www.veterans.gc.ca/eng)), ). (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S595813] Mil-Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War, Canada., (Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Pages/home.aspx.).

    6. [S595467] Mil-Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, ((www.cwgc.org)), ). (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S493] Renfrew County Marriages, 1876-1890, Lewis, Olga, (Sep 1998).

    8. [S779] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca), # 010627 Westmeath Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Wm John W Graham age 26 of Beachburg, b. Osceola; B, Harnessmaker; s/o Wm Graham and Margaret Papin; to Bella Eggleston, 30, res & b. Beachburg; widow; d/o Alex Condie and Jane Ryan; Sep 22 1885, Beachburg; Rev R Macnabb

    9. [S416] Church Record - Marriage Register Presbyterian Church of Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotland Assembling at Ross and Westmeath, County of Renfrew, 1863 - 1902, Marriage Register Presbyterian Church of Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotlan (Ross and Westmeath Townships, Ontario, Canada) (Reliability: 3).
      at Beachburg by R MacNabb
      Wit: R Condie & R Dean

    10. [S594970] Renfrew County Marriages, 1876-1890, Lewis, Olga, (Sep 1998).

    11. [S595215] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca), # 010627 Westmeath Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Wm John W Graham age 26 of Beachburg, b. Osceola; B, Harnessmaker; s/o Wm Graham and Margaret Papin; to Bella Eggleston, 30, res & b. Beachburg; widow; d/o Alex Condie and Jane Ryan; Sep 22 1885, Beachburg; Rev R Macnabb

    12. [S595410] Church Record - Marriage Register Presbyterian Church of Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotland Assembling at Ross and Westmeath, County of Renfrew, 1863 - 1902, Marriage Register Presbyterian Church of Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotlan (Ross and Westmeath Townships, Ontario, Canada) (Reliability: 3).
      at Beachburg by R MacNabb
      Wit: R Condie & R Dean