DELVILLE WOOD

LONGUEVAL - SOMME - FRANCE

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SUCRERIE MILITARY CEMETERY

Colincamps, Somme, France

William Johnston GRAY

Grave 1.HH.3.

Son of the late Walter and Isabella J Gray, of Helmsley, Highflats, Natal. Husband of the late Irene Gray. Also served in the South African campaign. (Source : C.W.G.C.).

2nd S.A.I., C Coy

The date carved on the gravestone is false.

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916 in Delville Wood. "Captain Gray of C Coy was killed, he was very much loved by his men, a great loss" (D. Brice-Bruce, quoted in Delville Wood of I. Uys).

Age 39.