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Albert John MURRAY

Regimental number2655
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolRichmond Central State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address233 Hoddle Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Violet Elizabeth Murray, 233 Hoddle Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mongolia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Rolla M G Sqdn
FateKilled in Action 10 July 1918
Place of death or woundingJordan Valley, Palestine
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 78), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret MURRAY; husband of V.E. MURRAY, 241 Burnley Street, Richmond, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin Pte Percy William No 285 killed in France won MM.

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