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William Marr Gray

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Marr AWMM
  • Surname
    Gray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Dolly Marr AWMM
  • Service number
    • Unknown AWMM
    • NZ9855 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 November 1925 AWMM AvondaleAuckland AWMM
    Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Transport Manager AWMM
    Manager, Cappers Transport Ltd, Levin 1963-84 AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Dr T.G. Gray, Khandallah, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 2 November 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    H.M.N.Z.S. Tamaki (3 months) AWMM
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 11 August 1942 AWMM
      Age 16 AWMM
      Unknown AWMM
    • WW2 10 June 1944 AWMM
      Age 18 AWMM
      Office Boy AWMM
  • 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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Deafness AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Cracked Ribs. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to sick bay on HMS Duke of York. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Originally joined Merchant Navy (11/8/42), then later joined Royal New Zealand Navy on 10 June 1944.

    He was stationed in his last unit at H.M.N.Z.S Irirangi, Waiouru.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1998 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1999 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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