Fonds 10.24 - Christopher FA Graham

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Christopher FA Graham

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CA HM 10.24

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  • 1929 - 2010 (Creation)
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    Graham, Christopher FA

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3 Photographs

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(1929 - 2010)

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Christopher FA Graham September 20,1920-April 18,2010. Kit served in World War 2 serving in England,Italy and North West Europe with the fifth Canadian Armoured Regiment- 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) in the rank of Captain. After the war he served for 8 years as a recruiting Officer in Saint John. The orders and decorations he received were: 1935-1945 Star, Italy Star,France-Germany Star, Defense Metal, Canadian Volunteer Service Metal with clasp, War Metal, Efficiency Decorations,125 Anniversary of Confederation Metal. Kit was en route to Italy when the convoy came under air attack. His shop ,the Monterey, played an important part in the rescue of nursing sisters and soldiers from the SS Santa Elena. After the war, Kit was employed as a Life Underwriter for several years. For 33 years he was Chief Executive Officer with the New Brunswick Division Canadian Cancer Society. Past President of the 8th Canadian Hussars(Princess Louise;'s) Regimental Association, Life member of Canadian Armoured Corp, Honorary Colonel of the 8th Canadian Hussars Princess Louise's Regiment and a member of numerous other organizations. Kit enjoyed gardening, fishing, traveling, bird watching, railroading and reading.

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Christopher FA Graham

Christopher FA Graham September 20,1920-April 18,2010.
Kit served in World War 2 serving in England ,Italy and North West Europe with the fifth Canadian Armoured Regiment- 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) in the rank of Captain. After the war he served for 8 years as a recruiting Officer in Saint John. The orders and decorations he received were: 1935-1945 Star, Italy Star ,France-Germany Star, Defense Metal, Canadian Volunteer Service Metal with clasp, War Metal, Efficiency Decorations,125 Anniversary of Confederation Metal. Kit was en route to Italy when the convoy came under air attack. His shop ,the Monterey, played an important part in the rescue of nursing sisters and soldiers from the SS Santa Elena.
After the war, Kit was employed as a Life Underwriter for several years. For 33 years he was Chief Executive Officer with the New Brunswick Division Canadian Cancer Society. Past President of the 8th Canadian Hussars(Princess Louise's) Regimental Association, Life member of Canadian Armoured Corp, Honorary Colonel of the 8th Canadian Hussars Princess Louise's Regiment and a member of numerous other organizations. Kit enjoyed gardening, fishing, traveling, bird watching, railroading and reading.

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Fond consists of 2 photographs of Col Christopher Graham and son Lt Kit . Also included a photo of a maple Leaf.

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