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Alex. James MURRAY

Regimental number2201
Date of birth16 February 1894
Place of birthPenong, South Australia
SchoolAdelaide Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressPenong, West Coast, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Marion W. Murray, Penong, West Coast, South Australia
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 9
Date: 24 January 1918

Discharge date11 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3670 Pte Cyril Cowan MURRAY, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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