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Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties
Lewis Robley Graham
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Graham, Lewis Robley H/19542 Sergeant Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada, R.C.I.C. May 18, 1909 North Sidney, Nova Scotia September 12, 1939 30 Winnipeg, Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba Clerk Presbyterian Single Florence Mitchell Graham (Mother) Halifax, NS August 19, 1942 33 Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-Sur-Mer Grave Reference: Sp. Mem. "A". No. 9. Commemorated on Page 77 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 20 One of four children, Sergeant Graham was the son of Gordon McGregor Graham and of Florence Ryder (Mitchell) Graham of Halifax, NS. At the age of 21, Sergeant Graham left Nova Scotia for Manitoba. He embarked Halifax for overseas on August 25, 1940, and arrived in Gourock, Scotland on September 5, 1940. On August 18, he embarked England for France as part of the attack at Dieppe. He was listed as Killed in action on August 19, 1942 while serving with the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada.