Private George Gray

Private George A.Gray, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He died of wounds in the 2nd Casualty Clearing Station in France on 18th September 1915, aged 19.He was the son of Mr and Mrs W.Gray of Foundry Cottages, Tweedmouth and is buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France. Before the War he had been employed as an apprentice blacksmith with Messrs Taylor of Tweedmouth, At the time of his death the Battalion were holding ttrenches in the Armentieres sector and suffered two men killed and 3 wounded. His brother James also fell. ( see above ).

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