Ernest Gareth GRAY

Regimental number2655
Place of birthHughenden, Queensland
Place of birthHughenden, North Queensland
SchoolOxley State School, Queensland
AddressRavenshoe, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William Robert Gray, Murgon via Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date20 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of disease 2 January 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Ernest Garette Gray on NR
Place of death or woundingDied of illness, London
Age at death24.6
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialKensal Green (All Souls) Cemetery (173 and 4. 12), London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary GRAY, "Wanjillii", Murgon, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers, one wounded 25 April 1915, Gallipoli; George Gray served the whole term of the war.