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GRAY / GREY – David Royal Artillery 6th Brigade

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Royal Artillery Badge
NameGRAY / GREY – David
Regiment (s)Royal Artillery 5th Battalion 6th Brigade
Regiment Number (s) 18
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
11 February 1840 / 19 years / Glasgow Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 8 in
Fair / Hazel / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationJamaica – 5 years 2 months
Gibraltar – 2 years 9 months
Malta – 6 years 3 months
Length of Service21 years 201 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeGunner / 20th May 1862 / Guernsey
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Londonderry Ireland
Pension Districts1862 Londonderry
1865-1866 Western Australia
1866-1872 South Australia
1872-1873 (17th May) Melbourne Victoria
1873 South Australia
Pension Paid8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th September 1865 Portland Dorset England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
VIMIERA 22nd December 1865
Date/Place of Birth1821 Glendermott Londonderry Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
None known
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesInquirer Western Australia Wednesday 2nd January 1867 – page 2 Passenger list Springbok
Departure from Western
22nd December 1866 travelled to South Australia per Springbok
Date/Place of Death/Burial1892 Adelaide South Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not Applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide index
1851 David Grey 5th Batt 5th Co RA location Woolwich
1861 David Grey 18 Gunner 6th Brigade RA location Malta
Discharge due to service completed
1851 Census HO107/1588/433/47 Woolwich Greenwich London Kent
David Gray 29 Single gunner and driver Royal Artillery born Londonderry