George Cambray was born in Newport, Mon. but moved to Halesowen. He was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist church in Halesowen and a Sunday School teacher. He worked as a salesman for Youngs, the Halesowen taylor. Soon after the outbreak of war he volunteered for the 1st Battalion of the Monmouthshire Regiment, which was the Territorial regiment based on Newport. He was sent to France in the 28th Division in January 1915 and then to the defences of Ypres. There was continual shelling in the front line and Corporal George Cambray was killed in action on the 13th March 1915. He is buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery (J 26) and is commemorated on the Halesowen and Halesowen United Methodist church Memorials.
ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH,High St,Halesowen,Dudley,West Midlands,B63 3BB,England, B63 3BB
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