MURRAY, Lindsay McIntosh
(Service number 29185)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 15 May 1896 Place of Birth Lyttelton

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Ranui, Pages Road, Timaru
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs G. PARKER (mother), Ranui, Pages Road, Timaru
Religion Church of England
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 18th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 11 October 1916
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 31 August 1982 Age 86 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 157, Plot 31
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Lindsay McIntosh Murray was the youngest son of William McIntosh Murray and his wife, Gertrude Constance Emma née Curry. Following the death of his father on board the Rimutaka in 1899, his mother married again, to Herbert Raymond Parker, and lived at "Ranui" in Pages Road, Timaru. Lindsay was educated at Fendalton School and Christ's College. His brother William also served in World War I and another brother, Donal McIntosh Murray, was called up in 1917 at Timaru. His step-father, Herbert Raymond Parker, was also called up.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [26 January 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [26 January 2020]; School admission record [26 January 2020]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [26 January 2020]

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