Born in Lisnaskea, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland in 1889, the second son of Catherine Graydon of 28 Ash Parva, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
The 1911 Census shows him working as a domestic gardener.
Joseph died of heart failure at Prees Heath Military Hospital, Shropshire.
Joseph’s brother William was killed at the Battle of the Somme in 1916.
Regiment : 9th Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 22387
Died at home; UK 18 March 1916 Aged 27 (note the CWGC entry shows his death as 18 March 1917)