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John Andrew GRAY

Regimental number1757
Place of birthLexton, Victoria
SchoolLexton State School, Victoria
OccupationHardware assistant
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, C R Gray, Lexton, Victoria
Enlistment date30 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Bravery and excellent work as runner at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 2 August 1916

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingHazebrouck, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary GRAY, Lexton, Victoria

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Family/military connectionsUncle: Laurence Thomas Cunningham, killed in action.
Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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