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  • Photograph was published on on 9th June 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
Person Details
St Ann's Nottingham
Harold Thomas Spray was born in 1891 the son of John Thomas a lace hand and Kate Spray née Wildsmith. His father John Thomas, known as Thomas, was born in 1869 in Sneinton and his mother Kate Wildsmith was born in 1870 in Nottingham. They were married in 1890 in Nottingham and had three children two of whom died. In 1911 they lived at 10 Parkinson Street Nottingham. Harold in 1911 was serving with 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers at Corunna Barracks Aldershot. At the time of Harold’s death his address was 29 Abbey Street Old Basford, Nottingham His father John Thomas died in Nottingham in 1924 aged 55. His mother later lived at 7 Ball Memorial Homes Church Street Lenton Nottingham.
He was a career soldier.
26 Apr 1915
23
914540 - CWGC Website
14334
Private
3rd Bn Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
Harold Spray enlisted in Hounslow He landed in France on 9th January 1915 and was killed in action on 26rd April 1915. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Panel 6 and 8
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  • Photograph was published on on 9th June 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
    Harold Thomas Spray - Photograph was published on on 9th June 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.