Regiment:               Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Clyde

Rank & Number:    
Signaller, Z/6907  

04 October 1888; Edintown, Stanwix,

                       10 September 1945; Hayton, Station Road,


FRANK GRAHAM 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 brother Thomas).  

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.    

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.      

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