ARTHUR ALBERT GRAYSTON

 

 

Born: 1889, Ipswich.

Died: 19th April 1917; age 28; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 29706; Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 8th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 41.

Loos Memorial,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas & Eliza Grayston, of Little Barclay Street, Ipswich; husband of F.C. Grayston, of 2, Austin Court, Austin Street, Ipswich.

 

Brother to ERNEST DANIEL GRAYSTON.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   7, Little Barclay Street, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 2 years old and living with his parents, brother & maternal cousin.

Thomas Daniel Grayston, 26, a Carpenter, born Ipswich.

Eliza Grayston (nee Wythe), 26, born Ipswich.

Stephen Daniel Grayston, 5, born Ipswich.

Adelaide Sarah Wythe, 10, born Ipswich.

 

1901   43, Rope Walk, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas, 36, a Carpenter.

Eliza, 35.

Stephen, 15, an Errand Boy.

Ernest Daniel Grayston, 9, born Ipswich.

Jessie Florence Grayston, 6, born Ipswich.

 

1911   3, Austin Street, Ipswich.

 

Arthur was 23 years old, a Dock Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas, 47, a Carpenter.

Eliza, 46.

Ernest, 19, a Bricklayer’s Labourer.

Jessie, 16, a Machinist – Sack Factory.

 

In 1911, Ipswich, Arthur married, Florence Caroline Webster, born 1887, Ipswich. They had 3 children:

Florence A. Grayston, 1912, Ipswich.

Arthur A. Grayston, 1913, Ipswich.

Jessie M. Grayston, 1915, Ipswich.

 

Arthur is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

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Bedfordshire Regiment, 8th Battalion:

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