Sgt. R.M. Gray
Ca. 1917. VAC. “Ronald Maxwell Gray.” CVWM. Accessed 30 March 2017.
CEF no. 123652/124654
Gray was born in London, ON, 23 October 1893. He attended St. George’s Public School, then he established himself as a local merchant, athlete, and secretary of the London Liberal Club. Gray enlisted in September 1915, joining the 70th Canadian Infantry Battalion where he served for three months before resigning with the hope of getting an Officer’s Commission. On 28 February 1916, he reenlisted with the same unit, joining his older brother who was already serving in the CEF. Sgt. Gray was wounded in action on 12 February 1917 and died three days later, on 15 February 1917.
He is commemorated on page 246 of the First World War Book of Remembrance (Memorial Chamber in the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill).
Grave: Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France.
Commemorated on: St. George’s Street Public School Honour Roll.