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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Graham Court
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Street Name: Graham Court
Name of Veteran: Duncan Graham
Rank: Shipwright (Third Class)
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: 1939 to 1945
Year of Visit/Dedication: n/a
Veteran or Family Visit: n/a
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No

Duncan received the Distinguished Service Medal for his actions during the Battle of the River Plate. In the Daily Herald of February 23, 1940 it is written that he "set a magnificent example by his courage near severe damage."

Street dedication shared with Thomas (Stoker) and J. Graham.
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8312383702839 Longitude: -79.003161124115
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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Graham Court
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Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Graham Court


Street Name: Graham Court
Name of Veteran: Duncan Graham
Rank: Shipwright (Third Class)
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: 1939 to 1945
Year of Visit/Dedication: n/a
Veteran or Family Visit: n/a
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No

Duncan received the Distinguished Service Medal for his actions during the Battle of the River Plate. In the Daily Herald of February 23, 1940 it is written that he "set a magnificent example by his courage near severe damage."

Street dedication shared with Thomas (Stoker) and J. Graham.