Alex Donald Murray, 20 Church Street, Stornoway

Mr Neil Murray, 20 Church Street, has received official information that his son, Pte A. Murray, Australian Imperial Force, was killed in action on Sunday 1st September, 1918, by a piece of shell. Previously to enlisting in the Australians, he served three years in a coaling transport. He was killed on the day of the month on which he enlisted at the beginning of his second year's service. He was a dutiful son and was beloved by all his friends. Mr Murray lost another son on the 8th of September 1916, who served in the Argylls, and he has another son in France in the Seaforths. All three went forward voluntarily. The greatest sympathy of the community in extended to Mr Murray and family in their sore bereavement.

13 September 1918

From the Roll of Honour
Seaman for 3 years on colliery transport, went to Australia in 1916, joined Forces there in 1917 and went into firing line in France in 1918

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