The first piece is the text of an introduction to Mr Gray which was used before he gave a talk to the Anchorites:
*** Robert has added the family's explanation for this incident and what followed: "They managed to beach the landing craft near Vigo in Spain after being given the order to Abandon Ship, technically he 'came ashore' at this point but left the Navy in 1945 after the war to continue his education at University".
Robert has also provided us with Bill's CV which reads as follows:
1969 Conference Manager ) Australian Trade
1971 Deputy Gen. Manager )
1973 General Manager )
1977 General Manager Australian/N.Z. Trade