|Place of birth||Navan, Co Meath, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||248 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Ellen Wray, c/o Rayment Brothers, 581 King Street, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 2nd Bn, Durban Light Infantry, Western Province Mounted Rifles, Cape Colony, South Africa.|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||19th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/36/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||3692|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||18th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||35|
|Place of burial||Hangard Communal Cemetery extension (Plit I, Row G, Grave No. 8), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Samuel and Elizabeth WRAY (nee COOK); Wife: Ellen WRAY.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 26 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 28 December 1916; marched in to 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 29 December 1916.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 30 December 1916 (haemorrhoids: severe); transferred to England, 2 January 1917, and admitted to 2nd Southern General Hospital, 3 January 1917.Discharged on furlough, 7 March 1917, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 23 March 1917. Marched in to No 6 Infantry Depot, Perham Downs, 5 April 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 December 1917; taken on strength, 18th Bn, Belgium, 11 December 1917.
Killed in action, France, 9 April 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WRAY William|