Francis Andrew MURRAY

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. # ?

Rank:  Mounted Constable / Corporal 2 ALH

Stations?, Tamworth

Service:  From  to  ?

Enlisted with A. I. F:  25 August 1914 at Lismore.


Born? ? 1892 at Tamworth, NSW

Died on:  28 April 1917

Cause:  Cancer

Location of Death:  Randwick Medical Hospital, NSW

Age:  24

Funeral date:  1 May 1917

Funeral location?

Buried at:  Kootingal-Moonbi cemetery, 20 k’s north of Tamworth upon George St, Moonbi

Portion:  Pbn

Latitude/longitude -31.022341,151.077637 of cemetery


Francis Andrew MURRAY

Francis Andrew MURRAY

Grave of F. A. Murray

Grave of F. A. Murray

Grave of F. A. Murray

Grave of F. A. Murray

Francis Andrew MURRAY 2 - NSWPF - AIF - Died 28 April 1917

War record of F. A. Murray

War record of F. A. Murray


FRANCIS is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance


Cemetery location:  

In Egypt in late 1916 sought medical treatment for a very painful left shoulder. Could not raise his arm above shoulder height. His condition worsened and was sent back to Australia arriving 21/2/1917 for treatment at the Randwick Medical Hospital. X-rays reveal that he had in-operable bone cancer of the left humerus ball joint and stem which had also affected his lungs.

Died 28/4/1917 at the Randwick Hospital. Funeral occurred on 01/05/1917 and is buried in the Moonbi cemetery, 20 k’s north of Tamworth.