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Full Name
William Anderson Murray
Rank Last Held
Sapper
Forename(s)
William Anderson
Surname
Murray
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
4/1367
Gender
Male
Place of Birth
Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Sapper
Occupation before Enlistment
Miner
Next of Kin
Mrs Sarah Ann Murray (wife), Martha Street, Thames, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Martha Street, Thames, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
Tunnelling Company
Embarkation Unit
Headquarters, No. 2 Relief
Embarkation Date
18 December 1915
Place of Embarkation
Auckland, New Zealand
Transport
Ruapehu 18 December 1915
Vessel
Ruapehu
Destination
Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
530
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Engineers, Tunnelling Company
Place of Death
Auckland, New Zealand
Date of Death
13 October 1927
Age at Death
58
Year of Death
1927
Cemetery Name
Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand
Grave Reference
Section 6. Block E. No. 103
Biographical Notes
  • Son of William Robert and Elizabeth Murray.
  • At time of his death his wife's address was 2a Collingwood St, Ponsonby, Auckland
Description of Image
  • Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery (Photo S Lees February 15 2009)
  • Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery, wide view (Photo S Lees February 15 2009)
Additional Information
Age at death listed by Birth, Death and Marriage Historical Records website as 57 years
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
Sources Used

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