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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: Military personnel file
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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