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William Anderson Murray

Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery (Photo S Lees February 15 2009) - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Waikumete Cemetery (Photo S Lees February 15 2009) - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Anderson AWMM
  • Surname
    Murray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1367 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Martha Street, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Miner Public - Jen - Other Relative - 5 April 2015 - Waitanga Gold Mining Company Records, 'The Treasury', Thames.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Sarah Ann Murray (wife), Martha Street, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 December 1915 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1367 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 Unknown AWMM Miner/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Waitanga Gold Mining Company. Thames. Public - Jen - Other Relative - 5 April 2015 - Waitanga Gold Mining Company, 'The Treasury' Thames.
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Robert and Elizabeth Murray.

    At time of his death his wife's address was 2a Collingwood St, Ponsonby, Auckland

    Age at death listed by Birth, Death and Marriage Historical Records website as 57 years AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 October 1927 AWMM
    Age 58 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Section 6. Block E. No. 103 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

Roll of Honour

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  • Remembering past sacrifices
    Public - Philip - Other relative - 4 January 2017
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  • I never met you, but think of you often, and what your life was like all those years ago. Lest We Forget. Your Great grand daughter, Jennifer. xox
    Public - Jen - Other Relative - 5 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    • Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
      https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
      Sources Used
    • Military personnel file
      https://collections.archives.govt.nz/en-NZ/web/arena/search#/entity/aims-archive/R21379144
      Further Reference
    • William Anderson Murray was born 5 Dec, 1869, Thames, New Zealand. NZBDM # 1869/16174 Public - Jen - Other Relative - 5 April 2015 - William 'Anderson' Murray acquired his middle name by adding it himself as there were several William Murray's enlisted. While doing our family history, he was hard to find in official records due to this. William worked for the Waitanga Gold Mining Company in Thames pre war. He married Sarah Anne Potter in Paeroa 4 Nov, 1892.
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 530 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 January 2017PhilipAuckland,NewZealandOther relative
05 April 2015JenAshburton New ZEalandOther Relative

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