GRAY, James Martin
(Service number 12173)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 5 June 1887 Place of Birth Oamaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Timaru
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs J. GRAY (mother), South Oamaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 3rd Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 6 May 1916
Transport Mokoia or Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Where Captured and by Whom
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 22 October 1960 Age 76 years
Place of Death Mayfield
Notices Timaru Herald, 24 October 1960
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 54, Plot 724
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Martin Gray, 12173, died on 22 October 1960 at Mayfield and was buried in the Timaru Cemetery with his wife.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [07 November 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [07 November 2016]

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