Born: 1881, Ipswich.

Died: 1922, Ipswich; age 41.

Rank: Ipswich; Service Number: 19552; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 9th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.




1881   85, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Harry was 3 months old and living with his parents & siblings.

Ellis Grayston, 39, a Bricklayer, born Wickham Market, Suffolk.

Louisa Grayston (nee Miller), 40, born Whitton, Suffolk.

Emma Louisa Grayston, 15, born Ipswich.

Ellen Grayston, 12, born Ipswich.

Charles Grayston, 10, born Ipswich.

William Frederick Grayston, 7, born Ipswich.

Sydney Ellis Grayston, 5, born Ipswich.


1891   13, Granville Road, Ipswich.


Harry was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Ellis, 50, a Bricklayer.

Louisa, 54.

Nellie, 21, a Milliner .

Charlie, 20, a Painter.

William, 17, a Smith.

Sydney, 15, a Grocer’s Porter.


1901   Fort George, St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands.


Harry was 21 years old, a Soldier ranked Private for the 3rd Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment.


Harry’s father, Ellis Grayston, died 1900, Ipswich. His mother, Louisa Grayston, died 1914, Ipswich.



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