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Douglas Wanklyn Gray

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  • Service number
    WWI N/N AWMM
  • Also known as
    Douglas Wankley Gray AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Photograph of Flight Sub-Lieutenant Douglas W. Gray. Image kindly provided by Jenna Gray (January 2018). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Flight Sub-Lieutenant Douglas W. Gray. Image kindly provided by Jenna Gray (January 20 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Wanklyn AWMM
  • Surname
    Gray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Douglas Wankley Gray AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI N/N AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 November 1896 AWMM GisborneNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Waiohika, Gisborne AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mr A. H. Williams (uncle), The Moat, Harrow. AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI N/N AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Apr 1917 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
    Sustained injuries in an aeroplane accident. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Charles Gray, Douglas Gray was born at Gisborne and educated at Whanganui College. He left New Zealand at about the end of 1915 to join the Royal Navy Air Force.
    Douglas was the father of ​Sergeant Charles Roderick Gray who was killed in a flying accident at Ohakea, on 4 August 1945 ​, aged twenty years. ​ AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 February 1969 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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