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Austin Henry MURRAY

Regimental number875
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
SchoolGoulburn Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBannockburn Street, Pymble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs W Brown, Bannockburn Street Pymble, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted August 11th 1914. Left Sydney October 1914, was present at the landing. I received word he was wounded in June 1915, he was reported to return in Sept 1915. Afterwards reported killed. (Mother)
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death23.3
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 22), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Rebecca BROWN (formerly MURRAY), Bannockburn Road, Pymble, New South Wales and the late Nikolas MDURRAY. Native of Goulburn,New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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