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Edward Michael MURRAY

Regimental number1703
Date of birth1 October 1882
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCook
AddressOccidental Hotel, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinBrother, John Murray, 210 Overgate, Dundee, Scotland
Enlistment date12 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other detailsHe married Isabella Rogers (nee Robertson) in 1920. Had one child from that marriage, Robina Hughes, born on 30 May 1921 at Brankston. After he returned from the war he became a First Aid Officer at the Newcastle Collieries. Later he moved to Sydney and was a house painter.
Date of death26 March 1965
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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