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VC390   James Murray

BORN   February 1859

DIED   19 July 1942  AGE   83

VC Won  16 January 1881   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Elandsfontein, Pretoria, South Africa

War/Campaign  First Boer War

Name   James Murray   No.    

VC Issue No.   390   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Connaught Rangers, 2nd Battalion


Now   Disbanded

Rank VC Won   Lance-Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Lance-Corporal

Place Of Birth   St Michael's Parish, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland

Place Of Death   Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Buried/Location Ashes   Glasnevin Cemetery (Prospect Cemetery), Finglas Road, Dublin, Eire


Date Buried/Cremated   21 July 1942

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   St Patrick's Section, Row Hk, Grave 78

Gazetted   14 March 1882

VC Presented   15 May 1882, Queen Victoria, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England


P  Headstone, Glasnevin Cemetery (Prospect Cemetery), Finglas Road, Dublin

By The Way…

Listed in burial register as Thomas James Murray

VC Held By

National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, England



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