BRAY Cicely Evelyn

Category: Nurse/Medical
Rank: Sister/Nurse
Regiment or Ship: Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Order of Nurses
Occupation: Qualified Nurse
Date of Birth: 04.03.1885
Place of Birth: St Leonards-on-sea
Date of Death: 1960
Place of Death: Hastings Place of Burial / Memorials:

Hastings Cemetery  23rd March 1960.

N0002 (1) BRAY Cicely Evelyn (Sister) Transcription of Parish Records . Burials

Address: Buckhurst Road, Bexhill

Photos and newspaper articles

Family Information

Husband: Air Chief Marshal  Sir A. G. R. Garrod, KCB; O.B.E; M.C; D.F.C. (Squadron Leader, then Major in August 1919)

Father: Mr John Bray, born 1844, widower by 1914, Alderman of the Borough. Founder of John Bray and Sons, auctioneers and estate agents. Had a stroke in 1918, died 1921.
(Sources: Bexhill Observer, various dates see below: John Bray & Sons. 1872-1972 A centenary history. Copyright John Bray & Son’s Estate Agents, verbal permission to use given.)



  • Commander John Bray, RNVR, FAI, served on destroyers and on Admiral’s staff.  W0072 BRAY, John (Brother)
  • Charles Reginald Bray, Served in Army Service Corp.


First World War Experience

Nurse training: Poplar Hospital, London 8 April 1909-Dec 1913

Medals and awards

She got married in Garrison Church, Rouen.

Air of Authority- A History of RAF Organisation published on the web by the Royal Air Force Organisation gives a biography of Air Chief Marshal Sir Guy Garrod including marriage to Sister Evelyn Bray at this web address.

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