We remember Ronald Ernest Murray

We remember Ronald Ernest Murray

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Timeline

Timeline

1871
birth United Kingdom Source:7090838 1871
1915
theatres Africa :5 Source:9344280 3rd October 1915 - 28th February 1918
1916
service British Army Colonel British South African Police Source:9439078 January 1916
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:5393477 22nd September 1917
1920
dates Age 49 Source:7090838 29th June 1920
awards Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award Source:7090838
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:7090838
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:7090838
marriage Rosamond Murray Source:7090838
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel British South Africa Police Commanding Southern Rhodesia Column in Northern Rhodesia and German East Africa Source:5393477
service British Army Major British South African Police Source:9344279
1920
death Died of heart disease contracted during German East African campaign. Havant, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:7090838 Source:9344276 Source:9344281 29th June 1920
burial North Hayling (st. Peter) Churchyard CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Northney, Hayling Island, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:7090838

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Ronald Ernest
Initials RE
Last Name Murray,
Source 7090838
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army British South Africa Police Commanding Southern Rhodesia Column in Northern Rhodesia and German East Africa Lieutenant Colonel
British Army British South African Police Major
British Army British South African Police Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award
DSO and Bar, DCM British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rosamond Murray wife

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
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England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Yvonne27542

External Evidence

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WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls – Victory & British War Medals Yvonne27542
South Africa War Graves Project Yvonne27542
Tip & Run - The Untold Tragedy of the Great War in Africa by Edward Paice Bryan5462

Multimedia

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Grave in St Peter's Churchyard Yvonne27542
Headstone on grave Yvonne27542
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