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Kenneth Neil Gray

Flying Officer K N GRAY RAF, Tombstone in the Dyce Old Churchyard, UK

Flying Officer K N GRAY RAF, Tombstone

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Neil AWMM
  • Surname
    Gray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ken AWMM
  • Service number
    40342 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    9 November 1914 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 December 2015 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 December 2015 - Research
  • Birth notes
    Kenneth Neil Gray and his twin brother Colin Falkland were the sons of Robert L GRAY Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 December 2015 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Robert Leonard Gray (father), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    40342 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
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  • 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert Leonard Gray and of Margaret Gray (nee Langford), of Gisborne.

    Attended Christ'c College, Christchurch; Wellesley Boy's School, Wellington and Napier Boys' High School.

    Two sons, brothers Ken Gray (40342) Colin Falkland Gray (RAF) served with distinction as airmen in WW2. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 May 1940 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Struck the northern slopes of the Hill of Foudland, 6 miles SE of Huntly, Aberdeenshire, and caught Public - Tricia - Other relative - 14 April 2017 - http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/02599.php
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dyce Old Churchyard, Aberdeenshire, Scotland AWMM Grave 1 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Eketahuna District High School Roll of Honour 1939-45 Public - Elli - Researcher - 8 June 2020 - Eketahuna Primary School Centennial and D.H.S. Re-Union, published 1979
  • Memorial reference
    Extract from p79 of Vol One (Fates: 1915-1942) of my trilogy ‘For Your Tomorrow: A record of New Zea Public - Tricia - Other relative - 14 April 2017 - Extract from p79 of Vol One (Fates: 1915-1942) of my trilogy http://www.rafcommands.com/archive/02599.php

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 June 2020ElliWellington, NZResearcher
28 January 2019KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher
14 April 2017Tricia Brisbane, AustraliaOther relative
30 December 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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