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Henry St Aubyn MURRAY

Place of birthChristchurch New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Nola Ismena Murray, c/o H Murray, Avonside, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date9 December 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name11th Field Company Engineers, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in successfully constructing and wiring two strong points in rear of the final objective in spite of enemy barrage fire. He also re-organized scattered parties of men in the vicinity.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 150
Date: 24 September 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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