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Murray, Herbert Mayne, enlisted at Toronto, Ontario, originally of Ballynary House, Portadown, Ireland. Occupation: bookkeeper. Military Service, Private, Lance Corporal, Reg. No. 475951, 3rd University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Possible Diary Reference: “Murray and I in one small dugout. On fatigue every night up to the front line,” 2:11 May ’16. This may be the soldier Frank mentioned on 11 May 1916 (the other possibility was Alexander Durand Murray. See Hodder-Williams, p. 277). Pte. H. M. Murray was killed [sic] at Vimy Ridge on 13 April 1917. Perhaps he was wounded on April 13, because the Commonweath War Graves Commission indicates that he died April 25. Pte. Murray was attached to the 7th Brigade Machine Gun Company at the time.
Date of Death: 25 April 1917. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Buried at Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension, Barlin, Pas de Calais, France. Grave Reference: I.A.62.