Sunday 21 June 2009

Private Gordon Rennie Gray

Born on 24 September 1889 in Aberdeen, Scotland - son of Maggie Rennie Gray, Aberdeen, Scotland - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as tinsmith, single, no current or previous military service, Presbyterian, height of 5 feet 6 inches, chest of 36 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 59th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 7 May 1915 - transferred to the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 22 June 1915 (number 410751) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - invalided sick to England on 29 December 1918.

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