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Regimental number2537
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolDaysdale Public School, New South Wales
Addressc/o Paul Guy, Culcairn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William A Murray, Pine Lodge, Daysdale, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death17
Age at death from cemetery records17
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Agnes MURRAY, 36 Herbert Street, Northcote, Victoria. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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