Roll of Honour Private Alexander Murdoch

Service number 552
Rank Private
Unit 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Army
Collection ID RCDIG1068885
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 30 April 1915 , aged 28
Place of Death Egypt
Cause of Fate Died of wounds
Place of Association Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

Roll of Honour name projection

Private Alexander Murdoch's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Thu 13 July, 2017 10:40 pm
  • Mon 28 August, 2017 12:50 am
  • Thu 19 October, 2017 10:16 pm
  • Fri 22 December, 2017 3:36 am
  • Sat 24 February, 2018 1:06 am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

Location on the Roll of Honour

Private Alexander Murdoch name is located at 51 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).