Captain George Grafton Currey
Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Captain George Grafton CURREY

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Captain George Grafton Currey

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Captain George Grafton CURREY

6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment.
Died 22 August 1915.

Commemorated Panel 55 to 58, HELLES MEMORIAL.

From De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour;-
Captain, 6th (Service) Battalion, Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment).
2nd son of the late Henry Elliot Currey, Solicitor, by his wife Elizabeth Grafton (8, gainsborough Mansions, Queen's Club Gardens, West Kensington), daughter of the late Re. Robert Grafton Rosseter, of Ilford manor, Lewes.
b. Lewes, co. Sussex, 12 December 1891. educ. Tonbridge School, and was subsequently a Clerk in Barclay's Bank, Vere Street.
Volunteered for foreign service on the outbreak of war.
Was gazetted 2nd Lieutenant 6th Yorkshire Regiment 17 September 1914. Promoted Lieutenant 13 March and Captain May 1915.
Went to Gallipoli 1 June 1915 and was killed in action at Salt Lake 22 August.