The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment
Lieut. Francis John Gray, M.C.
Soldiers of the First World War database entry - F.J. Gray
- Prior service: 6 years, 44th Regiment, Canadian Militia
- Attested for service with the 98th Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 15 Oct 1915
- Joined The R.C.R., 26 Sep 1916
- Wounded (accidental)
- Invalided to England and struck off strength, Oct 1916
- Rejoined The R.C.R., 18 Dec 1916
- Awarded the Military Cross, 4 Feb 1917
- Wounded in action, 9 Apr 1917
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 3 MARCH, 1917
Lt. Francis John Gray, R. Can. Regt. - For conspicuous gallantry in action. He led a successful raid against the enemy's trenches with great gallantry, captured five prisoners, and inflicted over fifty casualties. He set a fine example of courage and determination.
Date of Birth - 11 Mar 1894