Edwin Charles GRAY

GRAY, Edwin Charles

Service Number: 20
Enlisted: 6 June 1915, at Keswick
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Riverton, South Australia, April 1896
Home Town: Crystal Brook, Port Pirie City and Dists, South Australia
Schooling: Crystal Brook Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Chaffeur, Mechanic
Died: Killed in Action, Fromelles, France, 20 July 1916
Cemetery: Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery
His remains were positively identified in 2022 and have been re-interred at the Pheasant Wood Cemetery on 20 July 2023. Previously listed at VC Corner Cemetery and Memorial,Fromelles, Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France.
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Crystal Brook District WW1 Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 20, 32nd Infantry Battalion, at Keswick
18 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 20, 32nd Infantry Battalion
18 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 20, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
20 Jun 1916: Imprisoned Fromelles (Fleurbaix), Died as POW on or about this date.

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