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Leading Aircraftman Leonard Joseph Gray

When Leonard Joseph Gray (Leonard) was born on August 2, 1918, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, his father, Murray Joseph Gray (1895-?), was 23 and his mother, Phyllis (nee Gardiner) (1897-1984), was 20.

His military file contains confirmation that his birth record was viewed, but the record does not contain any information other than his name and date of birth. Library and Archives of Ontario advise that the registrations will be available for lookup in 2023.


Leonard was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII. He registered with the RCAF Manning Pool out of Toronto, Ontario, regimental #52560. His military records indicate that he completed four years of high school and was working as a wireless operator at the time he enlisted. Leonard was also a Boy Scout - he's on the Scout Association archive's Second World War Roll of Honour.
Military Service Leonard's military file is on Ancestry's WWII Service Files for the War Dead (which are available to search fo…

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