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Vernon William MURRAY

Regimental number32
Place of birthHumula, New South Wales
SchoolCleveland St State School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMounted police
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, B. Murray, Fairview, Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 22 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24.11
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 8), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Annie MURRAY, Tarentta Road, Borambold, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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