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William Charles MURRAY

Regimental number7049
Place of birthMordialloo, Victoria
SchoolNorth Fremantle State School, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFactory hand
AddressAinslie Road, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Murray, Ainslie Road, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date13 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 33), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lindley Donald and Martha MURRAY, Ainslie Road, North Fremantle, Western Australia. Native of Mordialloc, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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