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Full Name: David Ernest Murray
Rank Last Held: Lieutenant
Forename(s): David Ernest
Surname: Murray
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 38728
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Lieutenant
Occupation before Enlistment: School teacher
Next of Kin: Mrs M. Murray (wife), 23 Harbour Terrace, Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital Status: Married
Enlistment Address: 10 Dunblane Road, Maori Hill, Dunedin, New Zealand
Military District: Dunedin
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: New Zealand Infantry Brigade
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 154
Last Unit Served: 20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death: Italy
Date of Death: 16 December 1943
Age at Death: 30
Year of Death: 1943
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference: IX. D. 8.
Description of Image: Portrait, Weekly News
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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