1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Albert Gray Reeves

Contributed by: Albert Harry Reeves, on 2008-11-12

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First Name Albert Gray
Surname Reeves
Year of Birth 1899
Year of Death 1989
Regiment Royal Army Medical Corps
Place of Wartime Residence West Bromwich Staffs, Staffordshire

Albert Gray's Story

He was classed as unfit to fight as he had a serious operation wound to his back. But signed on at the age of seventeen as a M/O To serve in the trenches helping to treat the wounded and the dying. He was released from duty at the end of the war. He served as a medical orderly at Eypres and Mons.

In the 1939-46 war he was drafted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham and served as a nursing officer.Mainly treating victims of the blitz.

He led a good life afterwards and brought up his family. he died at the age of 90 years at Margate in Kent.

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