Gunner Edwin Bray Royal Garrison Artillery

Written by Karen Day
First Published

Introduction

Royal Garrison Artillery cap badge.

Edwin Bray died on the 3rd of September 1917, aged 39.

Husband of Margaret Bray, of 45, Bishopton Rd., Grove Hill, Middlesbrough.

Edwin is also commemorated on the Middlesbrough War Memorial and the information recorded on supplement pages of the website.

Edwin Bray was born at Burton-on-Stather in Lincolnshire and before the war worked as a bricklayer. He enlisted in Hartlepool and did his war service with the 245th Siege Battery of the Royal Garrison Artillery. Wounded in action, Gunner Bray died of his injuries aged 39 on September 3rd 1917 and today lies in Godewaersvelde British Cemetery nine miles south west of Ypres and close to the Belgian border. Edwin Bray was the husband of Mrs Margaret Bray of 45 Bishopton Road, Grove Hill in Middlesbrough.

The Middlesbrough Roll of Honour of the Great War
Supplementary Names, 'B'.

Edwin's story is still a work in progress and any further information would be gratefully received please Email FTAO Karen.

Record Details for Edwin Bray

First Names:Edwin
Initials:E.
Surname:Bray
DOB:Circa
Age:39
Birthplace:Burton upon Stather
Nationality:British
Resided:Middlesborough
Death Date:
Family Info:Husband of Margaret Bray, of 45, Bishopton Rd., Grove Hill, Middlesbrough.
Rank:Gunner
Service Number:338020
Service:British Army
Regiment:Royal Garrison Artillery
Battalion:245th Siege Battery
Commemorated:Middlesborough
Grave:GODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY - I. D. 38. Map

Map

Use the interactive map to view the location of Edwin Bray's Grave. You can view all the graves, memorials and benches by downloading our KML file which can be viewed in Google Earth and other mapping software.

Remembered with Honour.

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