Murray, John Thomas: Service no. 225618

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Source: August 1917 casualty

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PTE. J.T. MURRAY KILLED

Pte. John Thomas Murray, a young Irishman, twenty-two years old, is reported killed in action on August 22nd. He arrived in this country nine years ago and was employed as a tinsmith by Messrs. MacDonald, Spadina Avenue. He boarded with Mrs. Blandford, 2 Cameron street. He and a fellow boarder, Pte. W. Wells, enlisted in a Mounted Rifles regiment about two years ago and went overseas in April 1916. Pte. Wells who was [?], returned with the draft from overseas last Friday. Mrs. Sinneard has two sons prisoners in Germany and her youngest son is still serving on the western front.

Toronto Evening Telegram. August, 1917.

"Killed in Action" He was killed by an enemy shell which exploded close to him, on the road to Aix-Noulette.

“Killed in Action” He was killed by an enemy shell which exploded close to him, on the road to Aix-Noulette.

 

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