Private Harold Murray

Service number 2537
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Death Date 1917-05-16
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
  • 55th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 55th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Harold Murray (2537, 55th Battalion) was born in Melbourne and was working as a labourer at Daysdale, NSW, when he enlisted in May 1916. Harold suffered gunshot wounds to his head during action on the front line near Noreuil on 13 May 1917. He died at the 13th General Hospital in Boulogne three days later. Harold is buried in the Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne, France. His father wrote that he was 17 years of age.



Date of enlistment 16 May 1916
Date of embarkation 30 September 1916
Date of death 16 May 1917
Date of fate 16 May 1917