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Alexander Gray

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Headstone, Alexander Gray, Addington Cemetery, Christchurch (photo provided by Sarndra Lees 2012) - Image has All Rights Reserved.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Gray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26741 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1871 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Gray (wife), Oinako, Akaroa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 March 1917 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26741 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM School teacher/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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • "The remains of Sergeant Alexander Gray, a New Zealand soldier, who returned to his native land on Tuesday last and died in the Christchurch Hospital on Friday, were laid to rest in the Addington Cemetery yesterday. ..." Press, 25 March 1918, Page 8 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 March 1918 AWMM
    Age 47 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Addington Cemetery, Selwyn Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Lot 1360 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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