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British War Medal, Victory Medal 1914-19 (2. Lieut. P.H. Wray) : (PERCY HUGH WRAY - Born in Winterhill, County Donegal, Ireland on 7 February 1899, the son of David and Margaret Jane Wray of Trycomell Street, Donegal : He first attested for the 12th. Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers at Londonderry on 20 May 1915 as Private 12/23303 then being only 15 years and 3 months of age : He was subsequently granted a Commission as Second Lieutenant with Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) on 8 January 1916, still being only 16 Years 11 months of age ((London Gazette 24 January 1916) : He served with the 7th. Battalion in France in 1916 and is recorded in the Battalion War Diary as being wounded in action during the attack at Ginchy, Somme Sector on 9 September 1916, (also reported in the "Civil and Military Gazette" dated 30 September 1916) : The Battalion was subsequently transferred to the Ypres Sector and on 15 October 1916, the 7th. Battalion was amalgamated with the 8th. Battalion to form the 7th./8th. Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers : The recipient was killed in action at Wytchaete, Belgium on 7 June 1917 then being just 18 years 4 moths of age : He is buried in the Voormezeele Cemetery, Belgium.) : Sold with verification, copy London Gazette entry, copy CWGC. information, copy extracts taken from the Battalion War Diary and a copy photograph of the recipient : Medals mounted on short lengths of original silk ribbon NEF - £375