Stanley Harold Gray

Surname: Gray
Other names: Stanley Harold
Other people in this story:
Walter Edwin Gray
Ellen Mary Gray (nee Merrifield)
Constance Mabel Easom
Locations in this story:
Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Compton Abbas, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Winford, Nr. Bristol, Somerset
Leicester, Leicestershire
Birstall, Leicestershire

Stanley Harold Gray was born in Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 13 Jan 1898 the son of Walter Edwin Gray and Ellen Mary Gray (nee Merrifield).  He lived his very early life in Compton Abbas, Shaftesbury, Dorset until by 1911 he and his family had moved to Winford, Near Bristol, Somerset.  His military record shows he had joined the Royal Kent Regiment as a Private (Service No. 202750).  He was discharged due to epilepsy on 5 Apr 1918.  He had not qualified for any medals nor did he receive any pension.  His marriage to Constance Mabel Easom was registered in Leicester, Leicestershire, during 1937.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 'Lynton', Cossington Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, described as an Ophthalmic and Dispensing Optician.  His death was recorded in Birstall, Leicestershire on 17 Apr 1977.


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