Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Balfour Gray

In memory of
Flight Sergeant
John Balfour Gray
February 27, 1942

Military Service:

Service Number:
R/58225
Age:
20
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Canadian Air Force
Division:
144 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information:

Born:
January 21, 1922 Trail, British Columbia
Enlistment:
June 28, 1940 Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of John Balfour and Wilhelmina Gray (1969 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of Nelson, British Columbia. Brother of Phyllis Gray-Gautschi of Nelson, British Columbia.

Brother of Phyllis Gray-Gautschi of Nelson, British Columbia.

His brother Lieutenant Robert Hampton Gray was killed in action on August 9, 1945 while serving with the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve. He was awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously for his actions on August 9, 1945.

Commemorated on Page 77 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
DONCASTER (ROSE HILL) CEMETERY ; Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Grave Reference:
Sec. G. Grave 63.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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