Born in Wrenbury, Cheshire in 1890, the eldest son of David and Jane Gregory of 2 Smeaton Wood Cottages, Pinsley Green, Wrenbury, Cheshire.
Ernest died of pneumonia at The Military Hospital, Herne Bay, leaving a widow, Mrs Gregory (nee Jones), and a young child.
The 1911 Census shows him as a farm labourer.
Regiment : 4th Reserve Battalion Cheshire Regiment
Rank : Private
Service Number : 78844
Died of illness; United Kingdom 26 October 1918 Aged 28