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
Location of Death: Randwick Medical Hospital, NSW
Funeral date: 1 May 1917
Funeral location: ?
Buried at: Kootingal-Moonbi cemetery, 20 k’s north of Tamworth upon George St, Moonbi
Latitude/longitude -31.022341,151.077637 of cemetery
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.