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GRAY (Albert) Patrick Walworth Gray: The Record of a Boy's Life ended in the Great War, written by His Father. 1st Ed., vii+222pp., 6 portraits. Printed for Private Circulation. 1918  #57558
[HLMainPic] From Rugby Gray secured a scholarship at Trinity College Oxford. but went instead to Woolwich from whence he emerged as a gunner subaltern in November 1916. Opting for the Field Artillery ("you are nearer the front"), he got to France in May 1917 & was posted to 155th Army F.A. Bde. On the night of May 8th 1917 he was badly wounded by a shell & died next evening in the CCS. Contains his letters from Woolwich & the Front, various condolences &c. Orig. pale blue boards with white buckram backstrip, gilt, inscribed by the compiler "To Blanche Firebrace from A. & S.G. Nov. 1918." See illustration on our website.   £165


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