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William GRAY

Regimental number2422
Place of birthKalgoorlie Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address3 McBridge Street, South Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Gray, 3 McBridge Street, South Dunedin, New Zealand
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27 February 1915
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)DCM

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has shown conspicuous gallantry while attending wounded under fire. During a counter attack made by the regiment at Ghoraniyeh bridgehead on 11 April, 1918, he attended the wounded in the open at great personal risk.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 135
Date: 11 December 1919

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