Ralph Robert Gray Pte 2760113

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Name Ralph Robert Gray
Army number 2760113
Rank Pte
Date of birth 12/12/1919
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in the Black Watch 18/4/1940, Posted 1 TS.  ? Served Iceland.  ? Served Normandy. Trf Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, Posted 11th Bn Argylls. Trf Royal Army Service Corps 15/2/1945, Authority:- Part II Order 11th A & S H 10/45. Class Z Army Reserve 22/7/1946.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably June/July 1940.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died Dundee 1983.
Home address In 1947 lived at 13, Cleghorn St. Dundee. Research indicates he married Susan Smith Ward Laing BAXTER - event and date not yet confirmed.
Source table 1TS

As with the two or three other men transferred to the RASC on the same day, the RASC Books record them as having transferred from the Black Watch. This is thought to have been an error, as their transfer authority is a Part Two Order from 11th Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. The men did, of course, serve in the Black Watch while they were with 1st Tyneside Scottish.