Saturday, 13 August 2016

St Georges Churchyard Barnsley George Donald Gray

George Donald Gray is Remembered on his Family Gravestone

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Lives of the First World War

Photograph by Pete Schofield

Grave Location and Inscription: 

Plot 113
James Ernest / the beloved son of / James & Elizabeth Gray / of Barnsley / born 1st October 1882 / died 30th January 1883 / also Marjorie / daughter of the above / born 22 February 1894 / died 3rd October 1901 / also of James Gray of Barnsley (Solicitor) / who fell asleep the 3rd day of February 1915 / aged 63 years / also of Elizabeth Gray his widow / born April 2nd 1861 died April 11th 1917 / also their son Lt George Donald Gray / 2/4th York & Lanc Regt / died of wounds received in France May 5th 1917 / aged 34 years.

Read more about George Donald Gray on St Mary's Barnsley Remembers WW1

He is remembered on the St Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial and on the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School Memorial in Wakefield

George is buried in the Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension in France and commemorated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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