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William Victor MURRAY

Regimental number5483
Place of birthBurrawang, Berrima, New South Wales
SchoolMumbulla Stony Creek and Angledale Public Schools, New South Wales
OccupationSleeper cutter
AddressTanga Road, Bega, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W J Murray, Tanga Road, Bega, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5843
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateKilled in Action 29 December 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 22), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Theresa GRAHAM (formerly MURRAY), and the late William James MURRAY. Native of Burrawang, New South Wales

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