Other names: Edmund Baden Powell
Locations in this story: Semley, WiltshireBridport, Dorset
Story: Edmund Baden Powell Gray was born in Semley, Wiltshire, on 18 Sep 1900 and baptised there on 25 Nov 1900 the son of James Thomas Gray and Harriett Elizabeth Gray (nee Powell). He lived his early life at 1 Railway Cottages, Semley, Wiltshire. He enlisted on 30 Oct 1918 and joined the 53rd Training Battalion of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 28512). He served in the UK only and was eventually discharged on 10 Feb 1919. There are no medal records in this case. He married Evelyn Rees in Bridport, Dorset, in1927 and they went on to have three children. The 1939 Register shows him living at the Police Station, Bridport, Dorset, described as a Police Constable. He died in Bridport in 1977.