Murray William Sergeant 4273884

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Name Murray William
Army number 4273884
Rank Sergeant
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Research suggests birth registered Q 2 1909, Hexham, Northumberland.
Age 32 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED of WOUNDS between 15/2/1942 and 18/2/1942.
Company/Battery Z Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions Sergeant.
Wounded Yes - wounded in action on or before 15/2/1942 at Singapore.
Prisoner of War Possibly captured 15/2/1942 at Singapore.
Died/Killed in action DIED of WOUNDS sustained in action 15/2/1942. Buried 5/1/1948 in Special Memorial 21.E.2. (common grave) Kranji War Cemetery.
Home address Research suggests residence in Hexham and working as a Joiner and Cabinet Maker - this is yet to be confirmed, as is the research finding that his father was Thomas Murray and his mother Annie.
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