John Grayson (1895-1917)
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:
- GRAYSON, JOHN Private. No M/323465. Army Service Corps. Formerly No 25541 13th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Youngest son of Mr and Mrs Robert Grayson, 164 Bradford Road North, Huddersfield. Employed as an apprentice motor-body builder by Messrs Rippon Brothers, coach and motor builders. Enlisted 1915. Reported missing, believed drowned. 30.12.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated CHATBY MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING, EGYPT.
- ROH:- St. John's Church, Birkby; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private JOHN GRAYSON
- regiment: Army Service Corps
- died: Sunday, December 30, 1917
- record ID: 1438640
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1438640)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1432458)