|Place of birth||Brighton Victoria|
|Address||Canterbury Street, Oakleigh, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr J Murray, Canterbury Street, Oakleigh, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||8th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Military Medal (Awarded)
'Conspicuous gallantry ans resource, resulting in valuable services being rendered.' (East of Ypres 4 October 1917).
Bar to Military Medal (Altered from Distinguished Conduct Medal)
'Work at Herleville Wood on 23 August 1918.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'During the attack on BROODSEINDE RIDGE east of YPRES on 4th October, 1917, Pte. MURRAY did brilliant work in outflanking and rushing an enemy Machine Gun which was doing a lot of damage to our troops on the right flank. He bayonetted two of the Machine Gunners and captured the gun and two remaining men. His action was the means of saving many casualties and greatly facilitated the advance.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
War service: Western FrontMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Springvale Cemetery|