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Gavin Allan Murray

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gavin Allan AWMM
  • Surname
    Murray AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    36771 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 50 Forbury Crescent, St Kilda, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.J. Murray (brother), 475 George Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    36771 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Gavin Murray was the son of Gordon Luckhurst Murray and of Elizabeth Murray (nee Allan), of Timaru.

    Three sons, brothers were killed in WW2: David Magnus Murray (8176); Gavin Allan Murray (36771) and Henry James Murray (NZ415820). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM II. H. 15. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Pleasant Point School War Memorial, South Canterbury AWMM
    • Rosewill District War Memorial, Rosewill Hall, corner of Basset Road and Fraser Road, Rosewill, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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