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James Heard GRAY

Regimental number813
Place of birthWinton, New Zealand
SchoolPublic School, Port Pirie, South Australia
Age on arrival in Australia5
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressSolomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella Gray, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Previous military serviceSRIR
Enlistment date15 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1918
Place of death or woundingMontbrehain, France
Age at death30.9
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRamicourt British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 32), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Archibald and Isabella Gray, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Family/military connectionsNil

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