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VC773   Henry William Murray

Name   Henry William Murray   No.      

VC Issue No.   773   Awards   VC   CMG   DSO & Bar   DCM

Regiment   Regiment, 13th (New South Wales) Battalion, AIF



Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant Colonel

Place Of Birth   Evandale, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Place Of Death   Miles Hospital, Darling Downs, Queensland, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Mount Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Cremated   Mount Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Date Buried/Cremated   14 January 1966

Headstone   Stone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   10 March 1917

VC Presented   2 June 1917 by King George V at Hyde Park, London, England


Memorial Stone in Garden of Remembrance, Mount Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Memorial Plaque at Pinaroo Cemetery, Garden of Remebrnace, Albany Creek, QLD, Australia

Display, Hall Of Valour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Murray Crescent, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Named On Cenotaph, Hobart, Tasmania

The Murray Room, Community Centre, Evandale, Tasmania

P  Statue, Evandale, Tasmania

Bust and Memorial Board, Jack Brown Lions Park, Richmond, QLD, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Memorial Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

By The Way…

Always known as Harry, he was the most decorated Australian soldier during the First World War

VC Held By

Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia



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The First World War

BORN   30 December 1884

DIED   7 January 1966   AGE   81

VC Won  4-5 February 1917   AGE   32

Place VC Won   Stormy Trench, north-east of Gueudecourt, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917

Thank you to Anthony Staunton

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