|Place of birth||Heathcote, Bendigo, Victoria|
|School||State School No 300, Heathcote, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Bendigo Road, Heathcote, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr. R. Bray, Bendigo Road, Heathcote, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Citizen Forces (3 years, still serving)|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Bendigo, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||57th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death||23.9|
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 16), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Richard and Sarah Ann BRAY, Bendigo Road, Heathcote, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 1 April 1916; disembarked Suez, 12 May 1916.
Transferred to 59th Bn, 24 May 1916; marched out of 2nd Training Bn, 24 May 1916, and marched into 15th Training Bn the same day.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 21 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 June 1916.
Taken on strength of 57th Bn, in the field, 21 July 1916, and reverts to the rank of Private the same day.
Wounded in action, 24 November 1916; admitted to No 36 Casualty Clearing Station, 25 November 1916 (gunshot wound, forehead); transferred to No 14 Ambulance Train, 26 November 1916; to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 27 November 1916; to England, 30 November 1916; to American Women's War Hospital, Devonport, 1 December 1916; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 22 January 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 29 January 1917.
Transferred to 63rd Draft Bn, 19 September 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 October 1917; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 15 October 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 15 October 1917; taken on strength of 57th Bn, 28 October 1917.
Promoted Corporal, 21 May 1918.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.
Buried by Reverend Rogers, Franvillers, 6 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRAY Edwin Lander|