James Edward Wray (c.1878-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

WRAY, JAMES EDWARD. Private. No 5058. 1/4th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Longwood, Huddersfield. Eldest son of Mr and Mrs Reuben Whitwam, of Scapegoat Hill, Golcar. Was a member of the Scapegoat Hill Brass Band. Enlisted in May 1916. Had only been in France a short time when he was killed in action on 28.10.1916, aged 38 years. Buried WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 7, Row A, Grave 12.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.

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