WALTER GEORGE GRAY

 

 

Born: 1885, Grundisburgh, Suffolk.

Died: 8th May 1915; age 30; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Date of Entry Therein: 23rd February 1915 – France.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 6055; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

IV.A.4.

Wytschaete Military Cemetery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Brother to CLEMENT SIDNEY GRAY.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Ashbocking Road, Hemmingstone, Suffolk.

 

Walter was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John Gray, 29, an Agricultural Labourer, born Grundisburgh, Suffolk.

Martha Matilda Gray (nee Sullivan), 30, born St. George in the East, London.

Florence Edith Gray, 4, born Grundisburgh.

Charles Augustus Gray, 2, born Hemmimgstone.

Clement Sidney Gray, 3 months, born Hemmingstone.

 

1901   Angel Lane, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

 

Walter was 16 years old, a Bricklayer’s Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 38.

Martha, 40.

Edith, 14.

Charles, 12.

Clement, 10.

William Joseph Gray, 6, born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Stanley Victor Gray, 4, born Woodbridge.

Christina Constance Gray, 1, born Woodbridge.

 

1911   6, Union Street, Newport, Isle of Wight.

Walter was 26 years old, an Insurance Agent. He was a boarder at the home of 46 year old, Osler, Frank Matthews and his family.

 

Walter’s father, John Gray, died 1912, Ipswich.

 

Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

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

http://www.suffolkregiment.org/Menu.html

 

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