1917 Savy British Cemetery 1919
The Cemetery entrance taken from the Savy - Holnon road.
15th H.L.I. graves in the foreground with the Cross of Sacrifice behind
Photographs at Savy taken August 2001
This photograph of the original grave near Holnon was sent to the family by Graves Registration Service in 1917.
July 1929 Helen Gray travelled on a pilgrimage to the former battlefields
of France and Flanders
Gray stands by her son's grave at Savy
Charlie lies among his H.L.I. comrades from the original grave who fell on the same day in April 1917
The Glasgow Tramways
The Glasgow Tramways Battalion Memorial.
The name of Pte
Charles Gray is recorded on the Tramways Battalion Memorial now located
within the Museum of Transport in The Kelvin Hall, Glasgow. It bears
the names of over 1000 men.
In proud and affectionate remembrance of the Officers,Warrant Officers, Non Commissioned Officers and men of The 15th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry, City of Glasgow Regiment (Tramways Battalion) who made the Supreme Sacrifice for their King and Country in the Great War 1914-1918. Also of those members of the Battalion who died serving with other units.
" OUR COMRADES
The name of Pte Charles Gray on the Roll of Honour.
is on the wall at the rear of the Tram in
Photographed May 2001
Photographed June 2003
These photographs at Savy were kindly supplied by
Phil Saunders Head Gardener CWGC Peronne Group ( covering Savy BC)
In front of the headstone are Phlox and Saxifaga...... to the sides Rosa ' Amber Queen , Aster amellus....
and letters are reproduced here
by kind permission of his nephew Robert Smith, Sunside.