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
Address: Botfield, 23 Sea Road, Bexhill
Photos and newspaper articles
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.
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