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James Martin MURRAY

Regimental number47
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationHorse trainer
AddressGilmore near Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lucy Pearce, Gilmore near Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSIG
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A44 Vestalia on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSIG
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 10 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21.8
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 17), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lucy Ann PEARCE (formerly MURRAY) and the late James MURRAY, Wolfram, Cairns. Native of Charters Towers, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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