Dantzig Alle British Cemetery - Mametz

Private Herbert Graves


Pte Herbert Graves, 20098, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action on the Somme on July 1st, 1916. He was aged 25.

A memorial service for him was held at Breachwood Green Baptist Church on July 23rd, 1916, after one of his chums from Darley Hall said in a letter home that Pte Graves had failed to answer the usual roll-call three times in succession. His death was recorded in a list of Beds Regiment casualties issued on July 26th.

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