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Sapper Gray Ewing

Royal Engineers 2nd/2nd Lowland Field Company
Service No: 2372

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Family Information

Son of John (1854-1905) and Margaret Wright Gray Ewing (1866-1955) of 22e King St, Coatbridge. Grays elder brother Lance Corporal Archibald Ewing of the Royal Scots was Killed in Action on the 06/05/1916 (see index). From the 1901 Census - Address - 70g North Academy St, Coatbridge - John Ewing aged 47, Margaret Ewing aged 34, Archibald Ewing aged 7, Gray Ewing aged 5, Elizabeth Ewing aged 2

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 22e King St, Coatbridge


Died of Wounds 13/07/1915




Iron Worker in the Imperial Tube Works



Buried / Remembered

Lancashire Landing Cemetery, Turkey

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The eight month campaign in Gallipoli was fought by Commonwealth and French forces in an attempt to force Turkey out of the war, to relieve the deadlock of the Western Front in France and Belgium, and to open a supply route to Russia through the Dardanelles and the Black Sea. The Allies landed on the peninsula on 25-26 April 1915. The greater part of the cemetery (Rows A to J and part of Row L) was made between the landing in April 1915 and the evacuation of the peninsula in January 1916. Row I contains the graves of over 80 men of the 1st Lancashire Fusiliers who died in the first two days following the landing. The 97 graves in Row K and graves 31 to 83 in Row L were brought in after the Armistice. There are 1,237 Commonwealth servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated in this cemetery. 135 of the burials are unidentified but special memorials commemorate ten casualties who are known to be buried among them. The cemetery also contains 17 Greek war graves.

Additional Information

Also remembered on the Old Monkland Church and Stewarts and Lloyds Rolls of Honour and in the St Augustines Parish (book) Roll of Honour (see photos). See photos for Grays listing by the CWGC x 2. Grays grave inscription reads " TO MEMORY DEAR "

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