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Richard McGregor Murray

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard McGregor AWMM
  • Surname
    Murray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25704 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 January 1919 AWMM TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 7 February 1940 AWMM 9 Marama Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Alfred Murray (father), 9 Marama Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25704 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 7 February 1940 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Printer/Civilian AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    5 foot 4.75 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Richard Murray added a year to his age on enlistment to avoid the need to seek his parents permission. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 July 2001 AWMM
    Age 81 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 3: WW2 345 AWMM

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