Gunner Ray Thomson Tregear

First year at Wesley 1906
Personal information The son of a Methodist minister.
Date enlisted 30/03/1915
Unit enlisted 2nd New Zealand Field Artillery Brigade - Service Number 17/298
Service details Killed on Hill 63 by a shell on first day of retreat from Messines. The Germans successfully attacked Messines as part of their Spring 1918 offensive in what is usually referred to as the Battle of the Lys (1918).
Date of death 09/04/1918 - 25 years of age
Unit details 2nd New Zealand Field Artillery Brigade, 2 Battery
Cemetery/Memorial place Messines Ridge (NZ) Memorial - Panel 2 on foot of the Great Cross
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