Robert Edward Gray

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Robert Edward Gray
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 25 Aug 1903
Place of Birth Newmachar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death 30 Jun 1986, aged 82
Place of Death Forrestfield, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 38 years, 7 months
Address Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Nancy Gray
Military Information
Reg Number W67670 & 83817
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private & Leading Aircraftman
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion & RAAF Station Darwin
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Robert emigrated to Australia in 1926. He arrived in Fremantle aboard the SS Berrima on 11 Feb 1926 from London. Others on the ship included a group of young boys part of the Child Emigration Society's program.

During 1929 Robert married Agnes (Nancy) Sneddon (1903 - 1970) in Perth. Nancy died in Forrestfield on 4 Nov 1970 aged 67. They had two children.

Electoral Roll entries: 1931 - 1934 at 5 Seventh avenue, Bassendean, bus driver;

War Service

Enlisted in the CMF on 22 Mar 1942, resignation date not known but enlisted in the RAAF on 2 Oct 1943.

discharge date is unknown

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 at 44 Mercury street, Carlisle, bus driver; 1963 - 1980 at 19 Waterfall road, Wattle Grove, service attendant;

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