Letter from Pte Sid Wray
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|Title||Letter from Pte Sid Wray|
|Notes||Letter sent by Private Sid Wray from Curragh Camp to his pal Sid Morgan (my father) on the Somme, recalling good times past and complaining about the army life. Pte Wray was later killed at Arras (see other items submitted).|
Pte. 23959 Sidney George Wray, C Squadron, 1st Troop, 16th Lancers, later transferred to the 1st Bn. East Surrey Regiment, taking a new regimental number (32541). Killed in action, 8th May 1917, aged 19. He has no known grave, and is commemorated on Bay 6 of the Arras Memorial.
Driver 146147 S. Morgan, Royal Field Artillery, 23rd Division, served in No. 3 section, Divisional Ammunition Column, and later in V/23 Trench Mortar Battery.
|Item Date||15th September 1916|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Dr Edmund Morgan-Warren|