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   Staff Nurse Emily Gray
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (British Army)
Died: 16/01/1919 (Home)
Age: 30
Emily Gray was the daughter of Mary Gray, of Sherries Hill, Caledon, Co. Tyrone. Emily was born in Tyrone about 1884. The 1901 census records Emily as 17 years old, living with family at Killynaul, Minterburn, Tyrone. Her mother Mary was a widow by 1901. Staff Nurse Emily Gray was with the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. She died on 16 January 1919. Emily Gray is commemorated on the QAIMNS memorial in St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast. and also the QAIMNS memorial in the North Transept of York Minster, England and are known as the Five Sisters Window.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Minterburn Pres. Church Graveyard
  Caledon, Co Tyrone, 
Grave Ref: 1st Grave on lhs
CWGC Casualty 75229171
Minterburn Presbyterian Church Graveyard is north west of Caledon. Emily Gray's grave is located in the Minterburn Presbyterian Church Graveyard on the opposite side of the road to Minterburn Presbyterian Church. The grave can be found through the entrance gate, 1st grave on the left side of the gate and adjacent to roadside boundary wall.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Gray family Lists Emily as age 17 living at house 2 in Killynaul, Minterburn, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Gray family Lists Emily as age 27 living at house 5 in Killynaul, Minterburn, Tyrone
3 Forum discussion (GWF) New CWGC Commemoration - Emily Gray added to CWGC
4 Forum discussion (GWF) Initial enquiries into Emily Gray
5 National Archives UK Possible information on Emily Gray - can be purchased here.
6 QAIMNS 5 Sisters Memorial Emily Gray listed on the glass screens found in York Minster, England
7 St Anne's Cathedral Emily Gray listed on Queen Alexander’s Royal Army Nursing Service memorial
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