Letter from Family of Pte Sid Wray, killed in action
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|Title||Letter from Family of Pte Sid Wray, killed in action|
|Notes||Letter sent by the family of Pte Wray (his sister I think) to Sid Morgan (my father) in France telling him of Sid Wray's death in action.|
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||7th June 1917|
|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|