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Robert Arthur McMurray

In memory of:

Private Robert Arthur McMurray

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

832796

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 30, 1894
Newcastle, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

July 28, 1916
Moncton, New Brunswick

Commemorated on Page 287 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY (France)
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. F. 15.

Location:

Thelus is a village about 6.5 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Lens. The NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY is on the western side of the main road and about 1.5 kilometres south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Robert Arthur McMurray– My Great Uncle Art McMurray prior to going overseas to fight in the Great War.  Photo courtesy of Dorothy Eleanor Thompson, his niece.
  • Roll of Honour– Canadian National Railways - World War One Roll of Honour.  Pte. Robert Arthur McMurray enlisted in July 1916 with the 145th Battalion C.E.F. He described his occupation on his military attestation form as a Freight Porter with the Intercolonial Railway of Canada (later absorbed by the Canadian National Railways). McMurray was born in Newcastle, New Brunswick.  In honoured memory.
  • Cemetery– Nine Elms Cemetery – The Nine Elms Cemetery, located at Roclincourt, France. It is about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial in France. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Nine Elms Cemetery located outside Roclincourt, France. It is located about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– A clearer view. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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