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Name: William MURRAY
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: W Service No.: 251100
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 32
Unit: D Company 1st/6th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Stella, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 5 Forster Terrace, Stella, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Monday 27th May 1918
Place of Death: France
Battle/Campaign: The offensive in Champagne, France, 1918. Battle of the Aisne, France, 27th May 6th June 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Blaydon War Memorial, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: Soissons Memorial, France.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 13th September 1919.
Family Details:
Son of the late William and D Murray. Husband of Esther Chatto (formerly Murray) of 8 Summerhill, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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