Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Clyde Division
Rank & Number: Signaller,
Born: 04 October 1888; Edintown, Stanwix, Cumberland
Died: 10 September 1945; Hayton, Station Road, Fairlie
FRANKGRAHAM was born 04 Oct 1888 in Edintown,
Stanwix, Cumberland, to parents James, a railway engine driver, and Janet
Donaldson. He died of
stomach cancer at his home at Hayton, Station Road,
Fairlie on 10 Sep 1945 (aged 56, single, clerk, informant
In the 1891 Census, Frank, aged 2, is living 17 Edintown, Stanwix with
parents John (46, railway engine driver, b. Hayton, Cumberland) and Janet (48)
and siblings Elizabeth, Annie, Margaret, Robert, Thomas and John E.
In the 1901 Census, he is aged 12, living 8 Mulcaster Crescent, Stanwix,
Cumberland with parents John (56, railway engine
driver) and Janet (53) and siblings Elizabeth, Annie, Robert and John Edw.
In the 1911 Census, aged 22 and a bookkeeper, he is living 3 Yarrow
Gardens, Kelvinside, Glasgow with parents John (67,
engine driver ret.) and Janet (63,
b. Lockerbie, m 44 yrs, 8 children/5 living)
The 1935 North Ayrshire Directory lists Frank and Thomas Graham, Hayton,
Station Road, Fairlie.
SERVICE DETAILS Record card shows enlisted 2 Nov 1915; address 3
Yarrow Gardens, Kelvinside, Glasgow; employment clerk; and next of kin mother
Jane Graham, Beach Cottage, Fairlie. His
medal roll shows he received the British War and Victory medals.