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Private David Gray

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Gray, David
Date of birth: 1875-04-27
Place of birth: London, Canada
Next of kin: 353 Oxford Street, London, Ontario, Canada
Marital status: married
Occupation (attested): Carriage Painter
Address: 353 Oxford Street, London, Ontario, Canada
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1916-11-23
Cause of death: Died of wounds

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 124644
Final Rank: Private (18th Battalion)
Rank detail

Private, 18th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army). .

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Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Somme

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Pte David Gray
Pte David Gray

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 427318
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B3751-S016
Uploader's Notes: David was seriously wounded at the Somme, September 15th and was reported at No. 13 Stationery Hospital at Boulogne on September 16th with gun shot wounds to his right ear, lips, and right cheek. He was also hit in the right thigh and had a compound fracture of the femur. By October 5th his condition had worsened. He was transferred to Manor Court Hospital at Folkstone, England by October 19th, where he died of his wounds on November 23, 1916 at the age of 41 years and 7 months. David is buried at Shorncliffe Military Cemetery, Kent, England. Two of David's nephews, Roy Gray and Jack Imrie were able to be on hand for the funeral.Two of David Gray's nephews also died as a result of the war. Sgt. Ronald Maxwell Gray #124654 died on February 11, 1917 from wounds received that same day, and is buried at Aubigny-en-Artois, Pas-de-Calais, France. Captain James Roy Gray M.C. #53114 survived the war but died from the 'Spanish Flu' on Feb 18, 1919. He is buried in Brookwood Cemetery, London, England.
Uploader's Research notes: David was seriously wounded at the Somme, September 15th and was reported at No. 13 Stationery Hospital at Boulogne on September 16th with gun shot wounds to his right ear, lips, and right cheek. He was also hit in the right thigh and had a compound fracture of the femur. By October 5th his condition had worsened. He was transferred to Manor Court Hospital at Folkstone, England by October 19th, where he died of his wounds on November 23, 1916 at the age of 41 years and 7 months. David is buried at Shorncliffe Military Cemetery, Kent, England. Two of David's nephews, Roy Gray and Jack Imrie were able to be on hand for the funeral.Two of David Gray's nephews also died as a result of the war. Sgt. Ronald Maxwell Gray #124654 died on February 11, 1917 from wounds received that same day, and is buried at Aubigny-en-Artois, Pas-de-Calais, France. Captain James Roy Gray M.C. #53114 survived the war but died from the 'Spanish Flu' on Feb 18, 1919. He is buried in Brookwood Cemetery, London, England.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2005-08-25
Last modified: 2017-03-26