We remember Edward Murray

We remember Edward Murray

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Timeline

Timeline

birth Ballyduff, County Waterford Ireland Source:8691158
enlistment Waterford Ireland Source:8691158
service British Army Private 5553 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:7388818
1914
death Killed in Action The Battalion received orders to attack Le Pilly. Although they drove the Germans out they were left dangerously exposed and the next day they were surrounded and overwhelmed. Le Pilly, Pas de Calais France Source:8691165 19th October 1914
burial Le Touret Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Panel 11 and 12 Source:8691159

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edward
Initials E
Last Name Murray
Source 3183360
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 5553 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Patrick63223
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Patrick63223

External Evidence

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The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment Vol.II from 1900 to 1922 Patrick63223
"There's a Devil in the Drum" by J.F.Lucy Patrick63223
“The Mons Star: The British Expeditionary Force 1914” Patrick63223

Multimedia

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Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
The main street, Ballyduff, County Waterford Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Vieille-Chapelle after the first bombardment Patrick63223
One of the ditches occupied by RIRgt at Le Pilly Patrick63223
Rue du Pilly, Herlies, Pas de Calais Patrick63223
Map of the actions at Le Riez and Le Pilly Patrick63223
The station where the wounded were treated Patrick63223
Le Touret Memorial Patrick63223

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