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Full Name
Walter Herbert Keith-Murray
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Walter Herbert
Surname
Keith-Murray
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/1593
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Mrs M.E.I. Keith-Murray (mother), 103 Central Hill, Upper Norwood, London, England
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Battery Hill View, Matariki, Nelson, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination
Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll
386
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
27 June 1915
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
XXV. 5.
Biographical Notes
Walter Keith-Murray was the son of Mrs. M. G. I. Keith-Murray, of 98 Queen's Rd., Richmond, Surrey, England, and the late Mr. A. L. Keith-Murray.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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