Capt Victor Henry Gray

1888 Aug 11.Born Headington, Oxfordshire

1889 Sep 15 Bapt in Lowick, Northampton son of Matthew Henry and Jane Ann Gray

1891 census at Church Villas, Fair Lane, Thrapston

1901 census at High Street, Thrapston

1911 census at X Royal Hussars, Lucknow, India

1914 Dec 20 Lands in France

1916 Apr 24 Commissioned 2nd L.K. R. Rif. C.—Serjt. Victor Henry Gray,

1917 Jan/Mar Married in Northampton to Constance Rosa Smith

1917 Oct 24. To be Lt. KRRC. V. H. Gray

1918 Apr 16. K.R. Rif. C. Lt. V. H. Gray to be actg. Capt. (addtl.)

1919 Sep 8. K.E. Rif. G. 20th Bn.— Lt. V. H. Gray (K.R. Rif. C.) relinquishes the actg. rank of Capt. on ceasing to comd. a Co.

1920 Apr 14. K.R. Rif. C.—Lt. V. H. Gray retires, receiving gratuity, and is granted the rank of Capt.

1920 May 29 Applies for cinema licence

1920 Aug 7. He transfers the cinema licence to someone else

1920 Sep 14. Joined ADRIC with service no 545. Posted to E Coy

1920 Nov 10. Promoted Section Leader

1921 May 28. Promoted Platoon Commander

1921 Jul 13 to 27 Jul on Leave

1921 Sep 15 to 30 Sep on Leave

1922 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1928 Marriage to Florence Mary Hall On Ancestry tree, but I cannot find it, but given that he is with her in 1939, it must be correct. There were a number of children by this second marriage. I suspect he left his first wife, who was not dead at the time, never divorced, and set up home with the second lady. She in turn had married a William Huckle in 1922, but had three chidren by Gray from 1929

1939 Living with Florence M Gray in 63 Vicarage Road , Sunbury-on-Thames U.D., Middlesex. He is a Transport Controller

1951 Apr 28 Died in Hampton, Middlesex



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