DONALD FREDERICK MURRAY

Born: 10th May 1902, Southwold, Suffolk.

Died: 4th February 1940; age: 37.

Residence: Red House, Otley, Suffolk.

Enlistment Details: Location: Chatham, Kent; Date:10th May 1920 – signed up for 12 years. Occupation: Office Boy. Height: 5ft 7 1/4ins, fresh complexion, grey eyes & dark brown hair.Rank: Able Seaman; Service Number: C-J 81418.

Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Sphinx’.

 

Grave Reference:

  1. Collective Grave 11.

Wick Cemetery,

Wick,

Highland,

Caithness-shire,

Scotland.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick & Harriet Murray; husband of Alexandra Wilgress Murray, of Otley, Suffolk.

 

CENSUS

 

1911   Reform Club, Lower Brook Street, Ipswich.

 

Donald was 8 years old and living with his mother & sisters.

Harriet Murray (nee Lanham), 38, a manageress of Reform Club – at home, born Bunwell, Norfolk.

Evelyn Alma H. Murray, 12, born Haverhill, Suffolk.

Muriel Lanham Murray, 10, born Haverhill.

Ena Mary Murray, 4, born Ipswich.

 

Donald’s father was Frederick Murray, born 1972, Stockbridge, Hampshire – died August 1932, at 21, Oxford Road, Ipswich. A Draper.

 

In 1939, Ipswich, Donald married Alexandra Wilgress Miller, born January 1901, Swilland, Suffolk.

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