Hardy Horatius Graves
of Navarro County, Texas


Biography Index || Navarro County - World War I




Pvt. Hardy H. Graves was born in Panola County County, Texas, May 2, 1895.  He is the son of Mrs. S. M. Graves, of Kerens, and received his education in the public schools of Oklahoma.  He entered the service October 4, 1917, with Company G. 357th Infantry, 90th Division, training at Camp Travis until May, 1918, when he sailed overseas for France.  He participated in the activities of the 90th Division and after the armistice was signed was appointed and served as a Military Police.

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Prairie Point Cemetery, Kerens, Navarro Co., TX
Photo submitted by Melba Love



Hardy H. Graves Dies Wednesday

Hardy H. Graves, 59, World War 1 veteran, died in the Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon of a heart attack.

Funeral services were incomplete early Thursday afternoon pending advices from a son in Germany.

Surviving are a son, Hardy G. Graves, U. S. Army, Germany; two daughters, Mrs. H. W. McCormick, Corsicana, and Mrs. Monia O’Quinn, Longview; two brothers, L. C. Graves, Powell and Johnny Graves, Kerens; and other relatives.

Graves served with the 36th Division in World War 1.

Corley will direct.



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