Phyllis Winnifred Gardiner and Murray Joseph Gray

When Phyllis Winnifred Gardiner was born on December 14, 1897 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, her father, Samuel Gardiner (1859-1914) was 38, and her mother, Teresa (nee Stevens) (1861-1921) was 36. She had two brothers and six sisters. According to military records for their son, Phyllis married Murray J. Gray. I haven't found a marriage record, birth record or any other information on Murray Gray. I've done an extensive search on both sides of the border and not discovered a census record for the family in 1920/21 or for Murray prior to that time (Phyllis is with her parents in 1901/1911).  Phyllis and Murray had one child, Leonard Joseph Gray born August 2, 1918 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 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 Scout - he's on the Scout Association archive's Second World War Roll of Honour.
The records indicate that Leonard was "killed in [an] aeroplane crash near Wheatland, Manitoba, while on a night navigation flight" on January 6, 1941. He was 21 years old. His death is commemorated on page 31 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance and on the Canadian Virtual War Memorial.
At the time of his death, Leonard's mother was living at 860 Valleyway, Niagara Falls, Ontario, and his father was deceased. The Niagara Falls Library website suggests that house numbers changes in 1970 in Niagara Falls - "Most of the house number changes that occurred between 1969 and 1970 involved adding 4000 to the number - so 910 became 4910, 1482 became 5482." - which means that 860 Valleyway became 4860 Valleyway. There is no longer a residence at that address. The records suggest Leonard is buried at Fairview Cemetery in Niagara Falls, Ontario at Lot 185, Section R, Grave 3.
Leonard's military file is on Ancestry's WWII Service Files for the War Dead (which are available to search for free). The files only had a few pages on Leonard, and they didn't offer much more than I already knew. He died in a training accident. I have contacted the Winnipeg library in Manitoba to see if I can get a copy of an article in the Winnipeg paper that I believe may provide more information. I've also asked the Niagara Falls library if they can provide me with a copy of his obituary.
 
 
 
I was not able to locate a gravestone for Murray Gray. Leonard's military files suggest that his father was dead before 1939, and that he died of pneumonia. The military records for Leonard suggest that Phyllis worked as a part-time stenographer during WWII.
There is a stone for Phyllis at Fairview Cemetery - she died on November 26, 1984, just over two weeks short of her 86th birthday.
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