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William John GRAY

Regimental number2420
Place of birthArnold Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMering West, via Boort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William John Gray, Mering West, via Boort, Victoria
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Corps Orders

Recommendation date: 11 May 1918

Mention in Despatches

Refers 26-27 April 1918.
Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 June 1967

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