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George Walden GRAY

Regimental number9450
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolNew Farm State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence Gray, Merthyr Road, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name11th Field Company Engineers, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateDied of wounds 12 December 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.6
Place of burialPont D'Achelles Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. I), Nieppe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Florence GRAY, Merthyr Road, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsFather: 3043 Pte George GRAY, 42nd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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