GRAHAM, Hugh Colborne

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Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Year of death: 1917

Date of birth: QE Sept 1888

Date of death: 1.10.1917

Place of death: Veldhoek nr Ypres

Service number: (1) 1608 Private in Royal Army Medical Corps, (2) 090187 Private in Royal Army Medical Corps and (3) N/K 2nd Lieutenant 9th Yorkshire Regiment

Regiment: 1) & (2) Both in RAMC and (3) 2nd Battalion attached 9th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.

Medals: Campaign Medals & Silver War Badge.
Family grave “Killed in action”, age 29.

Cemetery location: Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough, Section G Terrace – Family grave

Where remembered?: CWGC, Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panels 52-54 &162A.
Remembered on family grave in Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough.

Biographical Information

Born in 1888 in Sculcoates, Hull. Parents, Christopher Colborne & Mary Johnstone Graham. 1901 census, Hugh age 12 at Bramcote School, Scarborough. 1911 census, living at Oriel House, Oriel Crescent, Scarborough, a Technological Chemist, age 22.

Inscription

MARY JOHNSTONE/beloved wife of/CHRISTOPHER C GRAHAM/died 22nd Oct 1910 aged 48/”God shall wipe away all tears”/also/CHRISTOPHER COLBORNE GRAHAM/died 22nd Nov 1943 aged 86 years/also of/HUGH COLBORNE GRAHAM/aged 29/2nd Lieut 9th Yorkshire Regiment/beloved son of CC & MJ GRAHAM/who was killed in action October 1st 1918/at Veldhoek nr Ypres and was buried there.

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