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GEORGE ANTHONY MURRAY

 
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:11 pm    Post subject: GEORGE ANTHONY MURRAY Reply with quote

UKNIWM Ref No: not listed
OS Map ref: NN872653

Memorial Park and playing field at Blair Atholl opened in memory of Lt-Col George Anthony MURRAY and his comrades who fell in the Second World War.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote




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Name: MURRAY, GEORGE ANTHONY
Initials: G A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit Text: 80 (The Scottish Horse) Medium Regt.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 23/04/1945
Service No: 36824
Awards: O B E, T D
Additional information: Son of Sir George Evelyn Murray, K.C.B., and Lady Murray; husband of Angele Murray, of St. John's Wood, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II, F, 19.
Cemetery: ARGENTA GAP WAR CEMETERY

Lt.-Col. George Anthony Murray
b. 7 January 1907, d. April 1945

Father Sir George Evelyn Pemberton Murray1 b. 25 July 1880, d. 30 March 1947
Mother Muriel Mildred Elizabeth Hope1 d. 30 August 1961

Lt.-Col. George Anthony Murray was born on 7 January 1907.2 He was the son of Sir George Evelyn Pemberton Murray and Muriel Mildred Elizabeth Hope.1 He married Hon. Angela Pearson, daughter of Weetman Harold Miller Pearson, 2nd Viscount Cowdray and Agnes Beryl Spencer-Churchill, on 25 August 1930.2 He died in April 1945 at age 38 in Italy, killed in action.2
Lt.-Col. George Anthony Murray was educated at Eton College, Eton, Berkshire, England.2 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He graduated from Oxford University with the degree of Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).2 He fought in the Second World War.2 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the Scottish Horse (Territorial Army).2 He was invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.).
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 4:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Derek,

Nice to see other Perthshire photos going in. Did you know of this one previously or was it a spot?

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2007 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It was a "good spot"........and a very lucky one!
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:02 am    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) report Reply with quote

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