42505 Major-General Sir Miles William Arthur Peel GRAHAM, KBE, CB, MC, MiD***, DL, Life Guards

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    Personal Number: 42505
    Rank: Major-General
    Name: Sir Miles William Arthur Peel GRAHAM, KBE, CB, MC, MiD***
    Unit: Life Guards


    London Gazette : 23 June 1914
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28843/page/4895/data.pdf
    TERRITORIAL FORCE.
    YEOMANRY.
    Scottish Horse Yeomanry;
    Miles William Arthur Peel Graham to be Second Lieutenant. Dated 1st June, 1914.

    London Gazette : 15 September 1914
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28902/page/7296/data.pdf
    CAVALRY.
    Reserve Regiments.
    The undermentioned are granted the temporary rank of Second Lieutenant:—
    Dated 16th September, 1914.
    Miles W. A. Graham.

    London Gazette : 9 December 1914
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29001/supplement/10552/data.pdf
    REGULAR FORCES.
    The undermentioned Officers to be promoted temporarily as stated, and to be supernumerary to establishment:—
    Dated 15th November, 1914.
    CAVALRY.
    2nd Life Guards,
    Second Lieutenant to be Lieutenant:—
    M. W. A. P. Graham.

    London Gazette : 23 March 1915
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29109/page/2848/data.pdf
    CAVALRY.
    2nd Life Guards,
    Second Lieutenant (temporary Lieutenant) M. W. A. P. Graham to be Lieutenant. Dated 12th January, 1915.

    London Gazette : 16 July 1918
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30796/supplement/8300/data.pdf
    REGULAR FORCES.
    The seniority granted on 1st appt. to permanent commissions in the Regular Army of the undermentioned University Candidates is as now stated against their names, and not as in the Gazette of 15th Sept. 1914 : —
    CAVALRY.
    L. Gds.-
    M. W. A. P. Graham. 25th Aug. 1914.

    London Gazette : 26 August 1918
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30864/supplement/9955/data.pdf
    The undermentioned to be Adjts., and ta be actg. Capts. with pay and allces. of Lt. while so empld.:—

    10 May 1918.
    Lt. M. W. A. P. Graham (L. Gds.).

    London Gazette : 7 April 1919
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31278/supplement/4558/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Lts. relinquish the actg. rank of Capt. and the apptr. of Adjt. on ceasing to be empld. with the Regt.:—
    5 Mar. 1919
    M. W. A. P. Graham (2nd L. Gds.).

    London Gazette : 8 July 1919
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/31439/supplement/8578/data.pdf
    The following is a continuation of Sir D. Haig's Despatch of the 16th March, 1919,submitting names deserving of special mention: —
    GUARDS MACHINE GUN REGIMENT.
    Graham, Lt. (A./Capt.) M. W. A. P., 2nd Bn.

    Edinburgh Gazette : 15 December 1919
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/Edinburgh/issue/13538/page/4046/data.pdf
    AWARDED THE. MILITARY CROSS.
    Lt. Miles William Arthur Peel Graham, 2nd L. Gds.

    London Gazette : 16 April 1942
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35526/page/1696/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of distinguished services in the Middle East during the period July, 1941, to October, 1941:—
    Household Cavalry Regiment.
    Maj, (temp. Lt.-Col.) M. W. A. P. Graham, M.C. (42505).

    London Gazette : 9 September 1942
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35697/page/3946/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East during the period November, 1941, to April, 1942:—
    To be Additional Officers of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order: —
    Major (temporary Lieutenant-Colonel) Miles William Arthur Peel Graham, M.C. (42505) (Res. of Off.) (London, W-3).

    London Gazette : 24 June 1943
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36065/supplement/2853/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East during the period ist May, 1942, to 22nd October, 1942: —
    Cavalry.
    L.G.
    Maj. (temp. Lt.-Col.) M. W. A. P. Graham, O.B.E., M.C. (Res. of Off.).

    London Gazette : 14 October 1943
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36209/supplement/4539/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotion in the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of distinguished services in Sicily:—
    To be an Additional Commander of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order: —
    Brigadier (acting) Miles William Arthur Peel Graham, O.B.E , M.C. (42505), The Life Guards (Res. of Off.).

    London Gazette : 25 January 1944
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36343/supplement/461/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    War Subs. Lt.-Col. (temp. Brig.) M. W. A. P. Graham, O.B.E., M.C. (42505), L. Gds. (R.A.R.O.) is granted the actg. rank of Maj.-Gen. 15th Jan. 1944.

    London Gazette : 29 June 1944
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36586/page/3069/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotion in, and appointment to, the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, in recognition of distinguished services in connection with the operations in Normandy -
    To be an Additional Member of the Military Division of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Honourable Order.—
    Major-General (acting) Miles William Arthur Peel Graham, C.B.E., M.C. (42505), The Life Guards (Res. of Off).

    London Gazette : 16 January 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36892/supplement/391/data.pdf
    REGULAR ARMY.
    War Subs. Lt.-Col. (temp. Brig.) (actg. Maj.-Gen.) M. W. A. P. Graham, C.B., C.B.E., M.C. (42505), Life Guards, to be temp. Maj.-Gen. and War Subs. Col., 15th Jan. 1945.

    London Gazette : 15 March 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36983/supplement/1428/data.pdf
    The KING has been pleased to grant unrestricted permission for the wearing of the following decorations which have been conferred on the undermentioned personnel in recognition of distinguished services in the cause of the Allies: —
    DECORATIONS CONFERRED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
    Legion of Merit, Degree of Commander.
    Colonel (temporary Major-General) William Arthur Peel Graham, C.B., C.B.E., late the Life Guards.

    London Gazette : 5 July 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37161/supplement/3489/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to give orders for the following promotions in, and appointments to, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe: —
    To be Additional Knights Commanders of the Military Division of the said Most Excellent Order: —
    Major-General (acting) Miles William Arthur Peel GRAHAM, C.B., C.B.E., M.C. (42505), The Life Guards (Res. of Off.).

    London Gazette : 9 August 1945
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37213/supplement/4044/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in North-West Europe:—
    Commands and Staff.
    Maj.-Gen. (temp.) M. W. A. P. GRAHAM, K.B:E., C.B., M.C. (42505), late Life G'ds.

    London Gazette : 29 March 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37514/supplement/1570/data.pdf
    REGIMENTAL LIST.
    HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY.
    L.G.
    Capt. (War Subs. Col.) Sir M. W. A. P. GRAHAM, K.B.E., C.B., M.C. (42505), having attained the age limit of liability to recall, relinquishes his commn., 28th Mar. 1946. and is granted the hon. rank of Maj.-Gen.

    London Gazette : 4 April 1946
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37521/supplement/1672/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North-West Europe:—
    Commands and Staff.
    Maj.-Gen. (temp.) Sir Miles W. A. P. GRAHAM, K.B.E., C.B., M.C. (42505), late L.G.

    London Gazette : 20 March 1947
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37909/supplement/1315/data.pdf
    The KING has been pleased to grant unrestricted permission for the wearing of the following decorations which have been conferred on the under-mentioned personnel in recognition of distinguished services in the cause of the Allies:—
    DECORATIONS CONFERRED BY HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS.
    Knight Grand Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau with Swords.
    Peel GRAHAM, K.B.E., C.B., M.C. (42505), late The (Life Guards.
     
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    His son:
    • Person Page
    • Flying Officer Clyde Euan Miles Graham | War Casualty Details | CWGC
    • FLYING OFFICER CLYDE EUAN MILES GRAHAM
    • Service Number: 159937
    • Regiment & Unit/Ship
    • Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 617 Sqdn.
    • Awards Mentioned in Despatches
    • Date of Death: Died 23 September 1944
    • Age 23 years old
    • Buried or commemorated at ARNHEM OOSTERBEEK WAR CEMETERY
    • Grave Reference: 4. C. 13.
    • Location: Netherlands
    • Additional Info: Son of Major-General Sir Miles Graham, K.B.E., C.B., M.C., and of Lady Evelyn Graham (nee King); husband of Daphne Marion Graham (née Bonsor), of Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.
    • Personal Inscription: AT LIBERTY TO SERVE AS YOU LOVED BEST YOU CHOSE THE NOBLEST WAY, GOD DID THE REST
     
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