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VC1339    Robert Hampton Gray

Name   Robert Hampton Gray    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1339   Awards   VC    DSC

Regiment   Royal Canadian Naval Reserve, No. 1841 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm



Rank VC Won   Temporary Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Temporary Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Trail, British Columbia, Canada

Place Of Death   Onagawa Bay, Honshu, Japan

Buried/Location Ashes    crashed into Onagawa Bay, Honshu, Japan


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone        Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    13 November 1945

VC Presented   February 1946 by the Governor-General of Canada, Earl of Athlone at Ottawa, Canada to his parents



VC 1338 VC 1340
VC 1338
VC 1340

BORN    2 November 1917

DIED   9 August 1945   AGE    27

VC Won  9 August 1945  AGE   27

Place VC Won   Onagawa Wan, Japan

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War


Named on Halifax Memorial (panel 13), Point Pleasant Park, Halifax,Nova Scotia, Canada

Named on War Memorial, Front Street, Nelson, BC, Canada

P  Memorial Bust, Valiants Memorial, Confederation Square, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Memorial, Gyro Park, Nelson, BC, Canada

Memorial Plaque, Legion Building, Stanley Street, Nelson, BC, Canada

The Gray Building, Memorial outside, Vernon Street, Nelson, BC, Canada

Named on Family Grave, Nelson Memorial Park, Falls Street, Nelson, BC, Canada

Named on Peace Memorial, Onagawa Town, overlookig Onagawa Bay, Japan

Memorial Plaque, Victoria Cross Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

P  Named on VC Memorial, St Bartholomews Church, Yeovilton, Somerset

Grays Peak, Kokanee Glacier Provinicial Park, BC, Canada

P  Named on HMS Formidable Memorial, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Per Adua Ad Astra Memorial, University Avenue, Toronto, Canada

Memorial Plaque, Norman Rogers Airport, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Plaque at Trail Royal Canadian Legion Post, British Columbia, Canada

P  Robert Gray Park, Kanata, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

P  Gray Crescent, Kanata, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Hampton Gray Place, Nelson, BC, Canada

By The Way…

VC Held By

Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

VC Ephemera