Wednesday, 10 August 2016

George Donald Gray 1883 - 1917

George Donald Gray Barnsley Independent 5th December 1917
  with thanks to Barnsley Archives 

Military Service:

Enlisted: October 1914
Regiment and Battalion:  York and Lancaster Regiment 2nd/4th Battalion
Service number and rank: Lieutenant 
Awards: The British War Medal and the Victory Medal

Death:  1917 age 34

Buried at: Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave Reference: I.A.6

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:

George Donald Gray was the son of James and Elizabeth Gray late of Barnsley
St Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial
Family gravestone in St George's Churchyard, Barnsley
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Memorial, Wakefield 

Links & Notes:

Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

It was the practice of families to remember their loved ones who had been killed and/or interred in another country, on the family gravestone. 

Doncaster 1914-1918
FindaGrave - France
FindaGrave - Barnsley
Yorkshire Indexers

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