Robert Henry GRAY

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GRAY, Robert Henry

Service Number: 1157
Enlisted: 28 April 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brompton, England, 1891
Home Town: South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Footman
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 16 September 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row B, Grave 6 Chaplain A.P. Bladen officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1157, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1157, 24th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1157, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

At the time of enlistment he was residing at 'Grotha', Kensington Road, South Yarra, Victoria

Son of Horace Frederick Gray of Gorddinog Lodge, Llanfairfecter, Wales. Brother of Hilda Mary Gray and Doris May Gray

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Robert had paid the fare to Australia for Charles Jones of 35 Clifton Street, Prahran, Victoria which was where Charles worked as a gardener. Charles was claimng that Robert had given him (Charles) Robert's belongings when he enlisted. The Prahran Police had to take action to recover Robert's belongings for the family

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

At the time of enlistment he was residing at 'Grotha', Kensington Road, South Yarra, Victoria

Son of Horace Frederick Gray of Gorddinog Lodge, Llanfairfecter, Wales. Brother of Hilda Mary Gray and Doris May Gray

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Robert had paid the fare to Australia for Charles Jones of 35 Clifton Street, Prahran, Victoria which was where Charles worked as a gardener. Charles was claimng that Robert had given him (Charles) Robert's belongings when he enlisted. The Prahran Police had to take action to recover Robert's belongings for the family

Read more...