Sergeant James Graham - 431 Squadron  

 

Photograph of Sergeant James Graham , RAF, wearing aircrew in training uniform.

Sergeant James Graham served as a Flight Engineer with 431 Squadron and was killed along with four other members of his crew April 27/28, 1944 while carrying out operations to Friedrichshafen. 

The crew consisted of:

Name Service Trade Hometown Age
1Lt John Earman USAAF Pilot Harrisonburg, Virginia -
Sgt James Graham RAFVR Flight Engineer Notting Hill, London 22
F/O W.G Dudley - POW RCAF Navigator - -
P/O Hubert Pond RCAF Bomb Aimer Halifax, Nova Scotia 20
F/O D.M King - POW RCAF W/Op/AG - -
Sgt Lloyd Perry - POW RCAF M/U Gunner Miscouche, PEI -
Sgt John Cooke RCAF Rear Gunner Hamilton, Ontario 21

 

 

Sergeant Graham's Grave at the Heverlee War Cemetary in Belgium.

 

Sgt Graham's Grave (centre) flanked by the graves of P/O J. Cooke (L) and F/O H. Pond (R)

(Photos and Information Courtesy of Patricia Smith, Daughter of Sgt. James Graham)