Gray, Lewis: Service no. 159093


Digitized Service Record

Source: September 1916 K.I.A.


Also was one of the men wounded by the accident involving Lieutenant W.O Brown.

This member of the 44th Regiment, Canadian Militia, with prior service with a British regiment, enlisted with 81st Battalion on September 30, 1915, at Welland, Ontario.

He left Halifax on May 1, 1916, arriving at Liverpool on May 6, 1916. Arriving at West Sandling Camp, Kent, 4th Canadian Reserve Battalion. On June 29, 1916, he was transferred to the 18th Battalion and arrived with the unit in the field on July 14, 1916.

He was wounded by a grenade during a training accident on August 8, 1916, and returned to duty on September 9, 1916.

He was killed in action 6-days later.

“Killed in Action.”
Service Record Extract re. wounding by accident Lt. WO Brown grenade

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