Ernest Edwin Grace (c.1886-1915)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- GRACE, ERNEST EDWIN. Private. No 2650. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Frederick and Louie Grace of Crewe. Husband of May Grace, 96 Bradford Road North, Huddersfield. Employed as a crane driver at Messrs Holmes's iron foundry at Turnbridge. Killed in action, 10.7.1915, aged 29 years. Buried BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, BOESINGHE, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row A, Grave 41.
- His widow received a letter from Lieutenant Stott, of 'C' Company, 1/5th Battalion, who wrote that, 'Private Grace was a very faithful and most trustworthy servant to me for a long time. I shall never get one to equal him. He was buried last night in a little military cemetery just behind the trenches. His grave will be carefully cared for while we are in this sector.'
- ROH:- St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road; Huddersfield Salvation Army Citadel; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private ERNEST EDWIN GRACE
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Saturday, July 10, 1915
- age: 29 years
- record ID: 440129
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #440129)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1407226)