ERNEST EDWIN GRACE 

Rank: Private
Service Number: 2650.
Regiment: 1/5th Bn. Duke of Wellingtons West Riding Regiment Killed In Action Saturday 10th July 1915 Age 29County Memorial Crewe
Commemorated\Buried BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY
Belgium

Born Crewe, enlisted Huddersfield. Son of Frederick and Louise Grace of 50, Newdigate Street, Crewe and husband of May Grace of 96, Bradford Road (North), Fartown, Huddersfield. Attended Beech Street School, Crewe. Was a Crewe Royal Engineers band member and formerly employed in the Crewe Steam Sheds as an engine driver. Connected with the Crewe Salvation Army. Just before the outbreak of war, was working as a crane driver at an iron foundry in Tunbridge. Went to France (Boulogne) on April 13, 1915. Killed by shrapnel.

Service record available.

Updated by Mark A. Potts on May 1, 2017.