Gregory, Cyril Joseph

Date of birth:
July 28th, 1915 (Liverpool, Great Britain)
Date of death:
1968
Service number:
2578538
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Cyril Joseph Gregory was born on July 28, 1915 in Liverpool. He was the first child of four children to Mr. & Mrs. William Gregory of Stoneycroft, Liverpool.

He married with Margaret Lydia Girton of Fazakerley, Liverpool on Saturday, August 3rd, 1940.

Cyril worked at the Evans Pharmaceutical Laboratories after the war and later as a pharmacist with Boots, Chemists in Liverpool. Cyril and his wife had 4 daughters and resided first in Netherton, Liverpool and later in Old Roan. Cyril Gregory, died suddenly, of a heart attack, in 1968 at the age of 53 years.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lance-Corporal
Unit:
55th Divisional Signals, Royal Corps of Signals
Awarded on:
May 30th, 1947
Action:
For valuable service with his division, to which he belonged throughout the war.
Details:
He was a dispatch rider for the 55th Division, Royal Corps of Signals and was delivering messages on his motorcycle under exrremely dangerous conditions.
British Empire Medal (BEM & EGM)

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