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Clarence Brownlie GRAY

Regimental number512
Date of birthApril 1893
Place of birthFruitlands, Central Otago, New Zealand
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.5
Height6' 0.5"
Weight171 lbs
Next of kinFrancis William Gray, Lancaster Street, Lawrence, Otago, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets, and for 2.5 years in the Tuapeka Mounted Rifles, New Zealand.
Enlistment date6 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 6 September 1914.
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 21), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
56
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 2 March 1915.

Killed in action, Gaba Tepe, 28 June 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GRAY Clarence Brownlie

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