Edward Gray

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WWI Memorial Roll

By Lynette Wray

Edward Gray

 

 

         

Military History:        

 

Regiment:             Service Corps                                            Mechanical Transport

 

Rank:                                Corporal

 

Regimental Number:        M2/117039

 

Date of Enlisting:             Not known

 

Date of death:                  16.1.1965

 

Cemetery/ Memorial:       Not known

 

UK Cemetery/Memorial:      

 

It is not known when Edward enlisted nor where. He served with the Royal Army Service Corps, Mechanical Transport Division as Corporal, Regimental Number M2/117039.

The 1939 census has a note next to Edward’s entry stating Observer Corps.

It is not known in which Theatre of War he served but he survived the War and died on 16 January 1965.

 

Family History:

 

Date of Birth:                4.12.1887

Birth Place:                   Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Residence:                    Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Marriage:                      1st quarter 1909

 

Edward was born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire on 4 December 1887, the fourth son of William and Jane (nee Giles) Gray.

He married Mabel Nellie Lambourne in the first quarter 1909. Soon thereafter they moved to Ashwell,Hertfordshire and the 1911 census shows them living in Mill Street.  Edward was chauffeur at The Bury, Ashwell.

They had three children; Mabel, born in 1911 but who died in infancy, Evelyn M born 1913 and Dorothy G born 1916.

Edward died on 16 January 1965 and Mable (May as she was also known) moved to Dixie’s Close to live with her daughter Dolly and later to Wolverley House in Ashwell. She died on 4 July 1981.

 

 

Name:

Edward Gray

Birth Place:

Hitchin, Hertfordshire

Residence:

Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Death Date:

16.1.1965

Enlistment Place:

Not known

Rank:

Corporal

Regiment:

Royal Army Service Corps

Battalion:

Mechanical Transport

Regimental Number:

M2/117039

Type of Casualty:

Survived

Theatre of War:

Not known

This page was added on 22/02/2021.