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Regimental number1557
Date of birth9 March 1896
Place of birthBunyip, Victoria
SchoolWilliamstown State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressNewport, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Murray, 21 Oakbank Street, Newport, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameCamel Corps November 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 15 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date1 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1558 Driver William MURRAY, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Returned to Australia per H.T. 'Essex'

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 July 1966
Place of burialCremated at Orange Crematorium, Orange, New South Wales

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