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William Nelson Graham

In memory of:

Captain William Nelson Graham

May 22, 1918

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)


31st Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information

Son of the Hon. George P. and Carrie L. Graham, of Brockville, Ontario.

Commemorated on the Brockville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School Roll of Honour.

Commemorated on Page 417 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 15.


Gezaincourt is a village in the Department of the Somme, situated 2 kilometres to the south-west of the town of Doullens, and BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south of the village. There is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost in Gezaincourt village opposite the Chateau entrance.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From The Ottawa Journal, Monday May 27, 1918.
  • Photo of William Nelson Graham– Captain W. N. Graham, M.C. (top right) was depicted in this illustrated plate from Vol. VI of the "Canada in the Great World War" series. These books reviewed Canada's achievements in the war and were published by United Publishers of Canada, Toronto, 1921.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe, Toronto, Monday, May 27, 1918
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Perth Courier for 31 May 1918.
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Bagneux British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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