MURRAY, John Lyon
(Service number 10/3659)

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Date 13 July 1878 Place of Birth Scotland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Ngatauri, Fordell
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Miss Ellen MURRAY (sister), 10 Sarah Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 9th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

June 1917 progressing satisfactorily

Post-war Occupations


Date 11 April 1924 Age 46 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 2A RSA, Plot 21
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Lyon Murray's death was due to war service.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [01 May 2017]; Timaru Herald, 14 June 1917 (Papers Past) [13 Decmber 2015]

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