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Robert Gordon MURRAY

Regimental number2943
Place of birthSt Peters, Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressParson Street, Maylands, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Murray, Parson Street, Maylands, South Australia
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Unit from Nominal RollINF 10
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularThe late Pte R G Murray enlisted in May 1915 and left South Australia with Reinf of the 10th Battalion. His health broke down in Egypt and he was subsequently invalided home. He died of tuberculosis at the age of 23.
Date of death31 January 1916
Age at death23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, SA.
Family/military connectionsBrother of Cpl J A Murray killed in action at Noreuil, France.

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