Gray, Edward

Gray, Edward




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
Regiment:Royal Army Service Corps
Battalion:Mechanical Transport
Regimental Number:M2/117039
Type of Casualty:Survived
Theatre of War:Not known

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