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Murray, A., Capt., 1914
In Montreuil-aux-Lions British cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of Honorary Captain Archibald Murray, serving with the King's Own Scottish Borderers who died 13/09/1914.

Rev. David Youngson has submitted the following:

Captain Archibald William MURRAY
Kingís Own Scottish Borderers
2nd Battalion
A Sergeant Major, he was Initiated into Cawnpore Lodge, No 438, District of Bengal on the 19th November 1900; Passed 7th January 1901 and Raised on the 4th February 1901 Resigning in February 1901. He was a Joining Member of St Davidís Lodge No. 393 Berwick upon Tweed, Province of Northumberland on the 3rd March 1903 when his occupation was given as a Warrant Officer. He resigned in December 1903 and subsequently Joined Comrades Lodge No 2976, Colchester, Province of Essex on the 20th March 1905 when his occupation was given as Lieutenant Quartermaster.

He died of wounds following an action near Sermoise, France on the 13th September 1914 aged 51. He is buried in Montreuill-aux-Lions British Cemetery, Anise, France. Grave Reference III.D.3

He is remembered in Berwick on B25.01


The CWGC entry for Captain Murray

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