Reuben Alexander MURLEY


MURLEY, Reuben Alexander

Service Number: 5161
Enlisted: 10 January 1916, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sandhurst, Victoria, 16 August 1887
Home Town: North Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia
Schooling: Model School
Occupation: Candle moulder
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 15 March 1918, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Voormezeele Enclosures No.1 and No.2
Plot I, Row M, Grave 17
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, North Fremantle Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

10 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5161, Perth, Western Australia
31 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5161, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
31 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5161, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Fremantle
15 Mar 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 5161, 11th Infantry Battalion, Shell wound (buttock, thigh forearm and hand)

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Reuben Alexander MURLEY was born on 16th August, 1887 in Sandhurst, Victoria

His parents were William MURLEY & Prudence Tabitha DRAKE