This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment: 1915
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no:
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Service Occupation:
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Occupation: Assistant Valuator, Government Office, Dundee
Captain Gray, 2 Harington Pl, Brook St, Broughty Ferry
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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