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Christopher MURRAY

Regimental number1073
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationArtist
AddressBirregurra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinBrother, Mark Murray, Birregurra, Victoria
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


'Great gallantry and ability in attending to wounded and rescue work under extremely heavy fire.' (Pozieres).
Recommendation date: "10 August 1916

Menrion in Despatches


'Work near Rainecourt on 9 August 1918.'
Recommendation date: Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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