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John Hugh Murray

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Image of headstone at O'Neill's Point Cemetery provided by Paul Baker 2002. - No known copyright restrictions

Image of headstone at O'Neill's Point Cemetery provided by Paul Baker 2002. - No known copyright res …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Hugh AWMM
  • Surname
    Murray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 31687 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 July 1878 AWMM CoromandelCoromandel District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 26 July 1916 AWMM Limestone Island, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Catherine Murray (wife), C/o H.W. Ellis, Matamata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 November 1916 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 4 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 31687 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 26 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    Quarryman/Civilian AWMM
    TrenthamUpper Hutt AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 6 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light brown AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      146 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      March 1917 admitted to hospital, influenxa slight AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      April 1917 admitted nephritis AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Evacuated to New Zealand with acute nephritis AWMM
    • Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of nephritis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Hugh and Agnes Murray (nee Sutherland).

    Husband of Catherine nee Ellis (Murray); father of Colin John (born April 1904); leonard george (born September 1905); Katheleen Doris (born July 1907) and Hughie (born June 1910) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 August 1920 AWMM
    Age 44 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    O'Neill's Point Cemetery, 122 Bayswater Avenue, Bayswater, North Shore, Auckland AWMM Block H. Plot 148 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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