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Douglas Roy Murdoch

In memory of:

Lieutenant Douglas Roy Murdoch

August 15, 1917

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

"A" Coy. 26th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Murdoch, of Saint John, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 299 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A 20.

Location:

Barlin is a village about 11 kilometres south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 kilometres south-east of Bruay. The BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Page 1 of the 26th Battalion War Diaries– Memo's from the 26th Battalion War Diaries (April 1917 Pgs 41-44) document Lt. Murdoch's heroic sacrifice.
  • Page 2 of the 26th Battalion War Diaries
  • Page 3 of the 26th Battalion War Diaries
  • Page 4 of the 26th Battalion War Diaries

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