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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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