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Patrick M. Murray

British Army

Photos courtesy of Mary Englishby.

(Several of Patrick Murrays' Service Medals)

  Medals issued: 1939-45 Star, Defence Medal and War Meda11939-45 

Patrick Michael Murray (1907 - 1977) was the son of Mary Tinneny of Goladuff and Patrick Murray.  He was born at Derrykenny, Newtownbutler, County Fermanagh.  Patrick served in the British Army in World War II and was seriously injured during the battle of Dunkirk.  Below is the official copy of his military service record.

3765047 Private Patrick Michael MURRAY -Royal Pioneer Corps 

Enlisted into the King's Liverpool Regiment Regular Army.

08.09.25 

Posted to Depot 11.09.25, Posted to1 Battalion.                                            

27.05.26

Posted to Depot 28.03.33 Released to Army Reserve.

10.04.33

Mobilized 02.09.39 Transferred to the Lancashire Fusiliers and posted to 1/8 Battalion.

25.11.39 

Posted to Infantry Training Centre 09.07.40 Posted to Alien Internment Camp.

04.12.40

Posted to Guard Company.

05.12.40 

Transferred to the East Lancashire Regiment and remained posted to Alien Internment Camp.

09.07.41

Transferred to the Pioneer Corps and remained posted to Internment Camp.

24.12.41

Posted to 515 Company.

07.04.45 

Released to Army Reserve.

09.11.45 

Discharged: Having already attained the age of 45 and no further reserve liability.

10.02.54 

Service with the Colours: 08.09.25 - 10.04.33 and 02.09.39 - 09.11.45

Overseas Service: 

Malta

25.11.26 -

29.10.27 

Sudan

30.10.27 -

11.12.28 

Egypt 

12.12.28 -

07.03.32 

India

08.03.32 -

27.03.33

British Expeditionary Force

15.04.40 -

28.05.40 

       Military Conduct: Exemplary 

       Testimonial: "An excellent man in every respect. Has always performed his duties very conscientiously." 

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