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William Francis MURRAY

Regimental number2405
Place of birthPortsmouth, England
SchoolSir Walter St Johns Secondary School, Battersea, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinChas. Henry H Murray, 24 Makehurst Road, New Wandsworth, London, SW, England
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 7 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row L, Grave No. 4B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Henry Harvey and Mary MURRAY, 24 Wakehurst Road, Battersea, London, England. Native of Portsmouth, England

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