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Grey, J.W., Spr., 1918

Photo: Brian Chandler

In Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery is a family headstone for Lightbown which includes:

James Lightbown of Tynemouth who died Octr. 18th 1920 aged 36 years;
his wife Mary Ann Lighbown, who died Decr. 6th 1931 aged 89 years;
Samuel Hollway, their son-in-law, who died April 17th 1930 aged 68 years;
Annie Hollway, his wife, who died August 15th 1941 aged 74 years;
their grandsons:
James Lightbown Wright, who died July 6th 1904 aged 1 year and 7 months

James William Grey
who died on active service in France,
July 11th 1918, aged 21 years.

At the bottom is the dedication to William Cutter without stating his relationship with the family.

James William Grey is remembered in Tynemouth on T36.01 and in North Shields on N34.02, N34.40 and N34.48 page 25

The CWGC entry for Sapper Grey

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk