Herbert Murray | Service Record

First Name(s)Herbert
Place of BirthNewhills
Queen's Park
St. Johnstone
ServiceBritish Army
Service Number-
Previous Service Number(s)3543
Regiment or CorpsGordon Highlanders
Unit(s)1/4th Battalion
Previous Regiment(s) or Corps-
Type of Casualty (If applicable)Killed in Action
Theatre of War (If applicable)Western European Theatre
Date of Death (If applicable)20/07/1918
Place of Death (If applicable)France and Flanders
Place of Burial/Commemoration (If applicable)Marfaux British Cemetery
Grave/Memorial Reference (If applicable)I. B. 7.
Awards and DecorationsMilitary Cross
Citation(s)Military Cross:
Lt. Herbert Murray, Gord. Highrs.
"For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. This officer, in command of a company, helped to beat off four enemy attacks, keeping his men well in hand when troops onthe left were falling back."
(The London Gazette, Supplement 30813, 23 July 1918)
Supplementary NotesCommissioned in 3/4th Gordon Highlanders 09/08/1915.
Brother of Miss Sarah Murray, of 31, Cairnfield Place, Aberdeen.