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Harold James GRAY

Regimental number7150
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolPetersham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationIronmonger
AddressGatehouse Street, Parkville, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Gray, 176 Gatehouse Street, Parkville, Victoria
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 December 1917
Place of death or woundingWytschaete, Belgium (Battle of Messines)
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialSomer Farm Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 22), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James T. and Millicent GRAY; Wife: Emma GRAY, 'Balmain', Littlewood Street, Hampton, Victoria. Native of Balmain, New South Wales
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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