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Harold Ray

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold AWMM
  • Surname
    Ray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/1687 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Percy Ray (brother), Board of Education, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/1687 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Harold Ray was the son of John Tanner Ray and Sarah Anne Ray. Native of Bradford, Yorks, England.

      Brother of Mr R.P.J. Ray, who was assistant secretary of the Auckland Education Board. AWMM
    • Harold was one of three brothers who served in the First World War: Francis Ray (1880-1955), No. 7/359, Rifleman, Auckland Infantry Regiment and Kenneth (Ken) Ray (1884-1949), Military Medal, No. 12/4708, Corporal, Auckland Regiment. Public - Paul - Researcher - 22 April 2022 - Military Personnel Files
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France 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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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 August 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
22 April 2022PaulAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
03 February 2020AllanRotoruaOther relative

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