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George Henry WRAY

Regimental number2517
Place of birthGrafton, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height6' 0.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, C H Wray, Coramba via Grafton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of defective teeth)
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1919
Discharge date10 November 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2518 Pte Harold William WRAY, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 March 1983
Age at death91
Place of burialCoffs Harbour Historical Cemetery, New South Wales

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