Angus MURRAY

MURRAY, Angus

Service Number: 936
Enlisted: 27 January 1915, Enlisted at Bright, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, 1882
Home Town: Silver Creek, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: Silver Crek State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 24 September 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 11, Row D, Grave 40 Headstone inscription reads: The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away, Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Beechworth Presbyterian Church WWI Roll of Honour, Beechworth Shire WW1 Honour Roll, Beechworth War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 936, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Bright, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, 936, 24th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, 936, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
24 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, 936, 21st Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of John and Mary Ann Murray of Sivler Creek, Victoria

Next of kin given as his brother Alexander Murray of Silver Creek, near Beechworth, Victoria. Also brother of Margaret Counsell (nee Murray), Annie McCrarie (nee Murray), John Murray, Isabella Armstrong (nee Murray) and Christina Quinn (nee Murray).

Died from bullet wounds to the head and thigh

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

Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of John and Mary Ann Murray of Sivler Creek, Victoria

Next of kin given as his brother Alexander Murray of Silver Creek, near Beechworth, Victoria. Also brother of Margaret Counsell (nee Murray), Annie McCrarie (nee Murray), John Murray, Isabella Armstrong (nee Murray) and Christina Quinn (nee Murray).

Died from bullet wounds to the head and thigh

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