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Joseph Henry MURRAY

Regimental number77
Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
SchoolCatholic School, Wellington, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinSister, Mrs T. Latham, Pretoria Street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Enlistment date12 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Imperial Camel Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDistinguished himself as a volunteer at the risk of his life. He applied to Commanding Officer of 7th Light Horse.
FateKilled in Action 9 January 1917
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 117), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Catherine MURRAY, 125 Jackson Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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