Muir, Alexander Roxburgh, MC (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1917)

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Accession Number 1DRL/0521
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Muir, Alexander Roxburgh
Place made France
Date made 1917
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Collection relating to the service of Lieutenant Alexander Roxburgh Muir, 45 Battalion, AIF, France, 1917. Collection consists of two congratulatory notes to Lieutenant Muir from Divisional and Brigade commanders on the immediate award of the MC for bravery at the Battle of Messines, 7-10 June, 1917.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Alexander Roxburgh Muir, MC, 45 Battalion, AIF. Engineering student; of Stanmore, NSW, born Homebush, NSW; educated at Newington College, Stanmore, and Sydney University; joined the AIF on 14 September 1915. Killed in action at Zonnebeke, 13 October 1917, aged 22. Son of John Paton Muir and Jeanie Paton Muir, of Brescia, Appian Way, Burwood, New South Wales. Native of Sydney.