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JAMES HAWTHORNE GRAY

GRAY, JAMES HAWTHORNE

RANK:   SECOND LIEUTENANT        SERIAL NO:  10/357

UNIT:    WELLINGTON INFANTRY BATTALION

BORN:       28/06/1888          -       OTANE

DIED:     09/05/1915        DIED OF WOUNDS
     
PLACE:    AT SEA, H.M. HOSPITAL SHIP ‘SOUTHLAND’ EX GALLIPOLI

SINGLE:                  RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Ebenezer and Mary GRAY, 808E Havelock Rd, HASTINGS

SIBLINGS:   

NEXT OF KIN:   Mrs MARY GRAY (mother), Havelock Rd, HASTINGS

OCCUPATION:  SCHOOL TEACHER

EMPLOYER:   WANGANUI EDUCATION BOARD

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   44 MAIN ST, PALMERSTON NORTH

HEIGHT:               WEIGHT:                CHEST:   

COMP:               EYES:                   HAIR:  
    
EDUCATION:   
 
GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   LONE PINE MEMORIAL, LONE PINE CEMETERY, 
                                               ANZAC, TURKEY                

                           
ENLISTED:                      DATE:   14/08/1914

MAIN BODY:     YES               REINFORCEMENT:  

MILITARY RECORD:
16/10/1914.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON FOR EGYPT.
03/12/1914.  DISEMBARKED ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT.
05/05/1915.  PROMOTED SECOND LIEUTENANT.
09/05/1915.  DIED OF WOUNDS AT SEA ON BOARD HMHS
         ‘SOUTHLAND’ EN ROUTE FROM GALLIPOLI TO EGYPT.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-15 STAR.