Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Murray McCheyne Gray

In memory of:

Lieutenant Robert Murray McCheyne Gray

September 30, 1918

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

46th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Son of George B. Gray, of 30, Chisholm St., Galt, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 418 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 2.

Location:

Duisans and Etrun are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 9 kilometres west of Arras. The DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY lies in Etrun but takes its name from the nearer village of Duisans. It is one kilometre north of Duisans on the D339 road off the Route nationale N39 (Arras-St Pol), in the angle of the Arras Habarcq road and a track leading to Haute-Avesnes.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Roll of Service – From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Photo of Robert Gray – From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Galt War Memorial – The Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial, Queen's Square, Cambridge, Ontario.  Circa 1930. Frances Loring and William Lyon Somerville.

Inscribed:"TO THEM ALL HONOUR / GUARD YE THEIR VICTORY / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 / 1950-1953."
  • Close up of Galt War Memorial – Detail of the Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial.
  • Photo of Robert Gray – In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Waterloo Memorial Booklet – In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England.
  • Memorial Room – Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • The Soldiers' Tower – The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The name of "Lt. R. M. M. Gray M.C. 46th Bn" is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left. Photo: K. Parks, Alumni Relations.

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