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Robert MURRAY

Regimental number22043
Place of birthNewton Stewart, Scotland
SchoolCreebridge School, Newton Stewart, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCoachbuilder
AddressMinyip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, R Murray, Greenbank, Minnigaff, Newton Stewart, Scotland
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant (Wheeler)
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Battery 107
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade Ammunition Column
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Row K, Grave No. 24), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Georgina MURRAY, Green Bank, Minnigaff, Newton Stewart, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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