Private John Murray, 8th Seaforth Highlanders, was born in Cumberland in 1878. John married in 1901, his wife died in 1905, and by 1911 he was living and working in Queensferry. He died on 22nd August 1917 aged 39 just after the Battle of Langemarck, a phase of the 3rd Battle of Ypres. He is commemorated on Panel Ref: 132 to 135 and 162A, Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
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