GRAY Herbert James

Category: Military
Rank: Boy 328970
Regiment or Ship: Royal Air Force
Service Number(s): 328970
Date of Birth: 21.05.1902
Place of Birth: Bexhill
Date of Death: 19.04.1919
Place of Death: RAF Halton, Buckinghamshire Place of Burial / Memorials:

Bexhill Cemetery.   EG A75

W0051 (2) GRAY Herbert James (Boy) Headstone

Address: Botfield, 23 Sea Road, Bexhill

Photos and newspaper articles

Family Information

1911 Census


Father: George Herbert Gray b.1856 [Mayor of Bexhill] London

Mother:  Annie Gray b.1863 London


Sister:  Mable Elizabeth Gray b.1888 Bexhill

Brother: T homas Henry Gray b.1890 Bexhill

First World War Experience

Gray was a Boy entrant. He signed up for 8 years’ service. However, within weeks of joining at RAF Halton [School of Technical Training] he developed influenza and died.

Additional Information

He was the son of the Bexhill Mayor.

He was educated at Boscobel School, Bexhill. He was artistic and an animal lover.  Assisted Rev J C Thompson in sorting and cataloguing Museum exhibits.


Bexhill Chronicle – obituary

Bexhill Observer – obituary

Commonwealth War Graves Commission – database

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