Leonard G Gray

Rank Private
Service No G/6480
Date of Death 23/10/1918
Age 18
Regiment/Service Middlesex Regt. 1st Bn.
Cemetery Montay-Neuvilly Road Cemetery

Leonard G Gray was born in 1900  in Finchley to Charles Gray, a gardener, and his wife Eleanor.  Leonard was the youngest child, with four older siblings; Charles (b.1882), Eleanor (b.1889), Alice (b.1891) and Emily (b.1895). The family lived in Station Road, and later moved to Squires Lane.

Leonard was one of 31 killed on 23rd October 1918, which indicates savage fighting in "The Battle of Selle". One attack took place during the night of the 17th October and continued until the 20th October. Haig launched another night attack on the 23rd October.