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John Gray, Jr.
John Gray, Jr.
TitleJohn Gray, Jr.
DescriptionPortrait of John Gray, Jr., a Private First Class in the U.S. Army. Gray was born in Creighton, Missouri on May 26, 1920, and attended Creighton High School. He enlisted on August 6, 1942, and was sent to Europe on August 17, 1944. While in France crossing the Moselle River, his company assault boat, under the command of George Patton, was ambushed by German fire and the entire crew was killed in action on Novemner 15, 1944.
DateCirca 1942
Item TypePhotograph, b/w, 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.
CollectionGold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68) See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095
LocationSC68, p. 43
SubjectWorld War II
Local SubjectGold Star Mothers of Kansas City
Gray, John, Jr.
Digital FormatJPEG
Barcode10020630
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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