(25) Harry Albert Gray

Died at Third Battle of Ypres

Private Harry Albert Gray (25) was the only son of Albert and Mary Ann Gray of High Street, South Benfleet. He was born in 3rd Qtr. 1897 in Benfleet.

He enlisted at Southend in August 1915 and joined the 1st Battalion the Northamptonshire Regiment. The regiment took part in the Third Battle of Ypres and he was killed in action in France on 10th November 1917, aged 20.

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  • Hi,

    Harry Albert Gray was a member of the Stockwell family. His mother’s maiden name was Stockwell.  In the 1st World War the family also had other members who fought; Edward Stockwell, Frank Stockwell, cousins and Harry’s brother-in -law Francis G Argent, fortunately they all survived. All of these men were born, married and buried at St Marys Benfleet.

    By Tracy Kreyling (24/07/2014)

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