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James Bridgeman Gray

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James Bridgeman Gray

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Bridgeman AWMM
  • Surname
    Gray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bridge AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 9231 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 July 1907 AWMM MiltonOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
    12th July 1907 Public - Christine - Child - 30 October 2019 - Family history
  • Place of birth
    Milton NZ Public - Christine - Child - 30 October 2019 - Family history
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM 73 Johnston Street, Milton AWMM
    • 73 Johnston St. Public - Christine - Child - 30 October 2019 - Family history
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. James Gray, P.O. Box 25, Milton. Also listed to Springfield Road, Milton. (Father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 9231 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 20 December 1939 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.73 Draper/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.73
    InvercargillSouthland 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.73
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5ft 6 AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cancer of the lungs AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Prior to enlistment, Major Gray worked as a Company Director for James Gray and Sons in Milton.
    Campaigns in Greece, Crete, Egypt.
    Military Service 1921-1929.

    Later posted to the 20th Battalion (Canterbury and Otago). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 October 1963 AWMM
    MiltonOtago AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Fairfax Cemetery, Block 19, Plot 96, Tokoiti, Milton AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Bruce Herald, 21st October 1963 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.73 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 October 2019ChristineTimaru New ZealandChild
24 August 2018Christine McLeanTimaru NZChild
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