Ray, William – Private

Son of William and Elizabeth Ann Ray, of 26, Norringham Street, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Ethel Ray (nee Hamer), of 186 Waterloo Street, Bolton. Formerly 16450, 8th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Also served in Machine Gun Corps (Heavy Branch). Demobilized 04 March 1919. Interred at Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery, 29 September 1921.

Personal details

  • Surname: Ray
  • Forename: William
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Great Lever, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Not known
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 28
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 25th, 1921
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: Tank Corps.
  • Service number: 304751
  • Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps
  • Enlistment date: September 4th, 1914
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: S / V / B
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


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