George Rickarby GRAY

Regimental number4046
Place of birthNarranbool, Victoria
SchoolState School, Campbell's Creek, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address16 Mercer Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, George Gray, 16 Mercer Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row J, Grave No. 4A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth GRAY, 16 Mercer Street, Geelong, Victoria. Native of Warrnambool, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1181 Pte Noel Bertram GRAY, 60th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal