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Full Name
Morris Henry Gray
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Morris Henry
Surname
Gray
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
9680
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Printer
Next of Kin
Mr E.J. Gray, 96 Bowhill Road, North Beach, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Rosyman, Public Works Department, Oaro, New Zealand
Military District
Christchurch
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
20th (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 69
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
19 July 1942
Age at Death
31
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
XXXI. J. 2.
Biographical Notes
Son of Henry Fredrick Gray and of Ellen Jessie Gray (nee Griffen), of Christchurch, Canterbury
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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