Private John Thomas Grey

Pte. John Thomas Gray

1st/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Service no: 18955

Died 13th April 1918 Age 25

Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Gray of 19, Albert Street, Brigg, Lincolnshire, formerly of Halton Holegate.

John enlisted whilst living at Shipley, Yorkshire aged 22, occupation at the time a Railway porter.

When John was 7 years old his father was also a railway worker. The family were living in Skipton at that time.

John’s brother George was also killed, in 1917, whilst serving in the War.

John and George were the only children of Thomas and Elizabeth.

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