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Charles Vincent Murray

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Vincent AWMM
  • Surname
    Murray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 63644 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 August 1891 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    7 August 1891 Public - Sue - Other relative - 24 April 2016 - Birth certificate
  • Place of birth
    Dunedin Public - Sue - Other relative - 24 April 2016 - Birth certificate/ military personnel file
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Murray (father), 27 Roy Street, Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Sue - Other relative - 24 April 2016 - Military personnel file

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 63644 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      London Gazette, 13 November 1918, p13401, Rec No 2253: AWMM
    • Awarded for "acts of gallantry in the field" after he died from gunshot wounds received in action with the 4th Battalion 3rd NZ Rifle Brigade (B Coy) in August 1918. The award was granted on 19 September 1918. Public - Sue - Other relative - 24 April 2016 - Military personnel file, London Gazette, National Archives Kew medal index card (War Office ref 372/23/147159)

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Upholsterer/Civilian AWMM
    • 23 June 1917 Public - Sue - Other relative - 24 April 2016 - Military personnel file
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    25 Public - Sue - Other relative - 24 April 2016 - Birth certificate

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Received gunshot wounds 26 August and was taken to casualty clearing station but died next day Public - Sue - Other relative - 24 April 2016 - Military personnel file

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of John and Catherine Murray of 27 Roy Street, Newton, Wellington AWMM
    • Two of Charles's older brothers also served in World War 1. Alexander, a gunner with the NZ Field Artillery, and John Henry, a sapper with the NZ Engineers, both survived. Public - Sue - Other relative - 24 April 2016 - Family knowledge, military personnel files

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France AWMM V C 23 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Nearly one hundred years after your untimely death your sacrifice is not forgotten - your niece Nola and great nieces Sue, Karen, Joanne, Jude and Robyn.
    Public - Sue - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016
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Sources

Sources

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29 July 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
24 April 2016Sue London, EnglandDirect descendant

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