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Rueben Alexander MURLEY

Regimental number5161
Place of birthSandhurst, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCandle moulder
AddressBurford And Sons, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Mr W Murley, 33 Gore Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 March 1918
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialVoormezeele Enclosures No. 1 and No. 2 (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6 63
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Prudance Tabitha MURLEY, 35 Smith Street, Fitzroy, Victoria. Native of Sandhurst, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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