BOBBIE GRAY

ROBERT

 

Born: 1885, Snape, Suffolk.

Died: 30th October 1914; age: 29; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Diss, Norfolk; Date: 2nd November 1905; Occupation; Baker.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th August 1914.

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 7116; Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 8.

Le Touret Memorial,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick & Mary Elizabeth Gray, of Cross Street, Hoxne, Diss, Norfolk.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Snape, Tunstall, Suffolk.

 

Bobbie was 5 years old and living with his parents & & siblings.

Frederick Gray, 31, a Bricklayer, born Eyke, Suffolk.

Mary Elizabeth Gray (nee Sawyer), 30, born Eyke.

Lester Lyon Gray, 8, born Eyke.

Frederick Harry Gray, 7, born Snape.

Ruth Gray, 4, born Tunstall.

Percy Henry Gray, born Tunstall.

1 general domestic servant.

 

1901   1, Pine Villas, Bramford Road, Ipswich.

 

Bobbie, was 15 years old, a Journeyman Baker – Bread. He was living with his widowed father & siblings.

Frederick, 44, a Bricklayer.

Lister, 18, a Bricklayer.

Frederick, 17, a Bricklayer.

Ruth, 14.

Percy, 10.

Daisy Annie Gray, 7, born Tunstall.

1 housekeeper.

 

1911   Ceylon & India.

 

Robert was 26 years old, a Soldier ranked Lance Corporal for the 2nd Battalion of the Norfolk Regiment.

 

Bobbie’s mother, Mary Elizabeth Gray, died 1899, Ipswich.

 

Norfolk Regiment, 1st Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/norfolk-regiment/

 

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