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Richard MURRAY

Regimental number2604
Place of birthKoogan, Western Australia
SchoolKoogan State School, Western Australia
ReligionWesleyan
OccupationFarm hand
AddressKoogan, Midland Railway, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Murray, Berkshire Valley, via Moora, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 9), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Louisa MURRAY, Berkshire Valley, Moora, Western Australia. Native of Koogan, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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