John Gray

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 1915
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  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
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  • Regiment/Service: Tank Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 24.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bancourt British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.K.12.

Personal Information

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  • Occupation: Assistant Valuator, Government Office, Dundee
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  • Father:

    Captain Gray, 2 Harington Pl, Brook St, Broughty Ferry

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More about John Gray

John Gray   Second Lieutenant   Tank Corps.

Second-Lieutenant John Gray, Tank Corps, killed in action, was 24 years of age, and was the eldest son of Captain Gray, 2 Hartington Place, Broughty Ferry, who is serving in the mercantile marine.  Lieutenant Gray enlisted in the Royal Engineers in 1915, and after serving for two years received a commission in the Tank Corps.  Lieutenant Gray served his apprenticeship with Mr Charles Ower, Dundee, and when he enlisted, he was an assistant valuator in the Government office at Dundee.  His younger brother was severely wounded while serving with the Gordon Highlanders, and after eight months in hospital is being discharged.

Dundee Courier 6th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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