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Percy Clifford GRAY

Regimental number4719
Place of birthPayneham, South Australia
SchoolRose Park Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationBlacksmith's striker
AddressNarcombe Street, Maylands, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rosa Gray, corner Regent and Chambers Streets, Kensington, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

For conspicuous bravery in action carrying messages at Malt Trench near Warlencourt.
Recommendation date: 11 March 1917

FateKilled in Action 24 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Plot VII, Row G, Grave No. I), Ecoust-St.Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Rosa GRAY, Nottingham Terrace, Glandore, South Australia

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 140
Date: 27 August 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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