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Michael R. Murray

Rank: Private
Town/Village: Pentre, Glamorgan
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Country: Wales
Alternative Address: Graffogue, Granard, Co. Longford
Census 1901: Living at Graffogue, Granard.
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 8th Battalion, "C" Company
Regiment Number: 18880
Date of Death: 21-09-1916
Cause: Died of Wounds, Battle of Ginchy (Somme)
Memorial: St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France

Michael was born in Graffogue, Granard, 13 September 1882*.  Pte Murray enlisted in Pentre, Glamorgan.

Pte Murray was injured as a result of the attack on Ginchy on the 9/10 September 1916, which was a joint operation with a number of other Irish regiments, including the 8th Royal Dublin Fusiliers.  

Parents Names: Son of Thomas Murray and Mary (née Quinn) of Graffogue, Granard.
Notes: *The Civil Record writes the name as Murry. The CWGC gave his age as 33 years, rather than 34.

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