Private George Turkington Murray
Private George Turkington Murray, 7th (South Irish Horse) Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment, Service No. 25637. Formerly North Irish Horse, Service No. 2369, and South Irish Horse, Service No. 3147.
Son of Thomas David and Ann Jane Murray, Belfast.
Killed in action on 12 December 1917, aged 25.
Buried at Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery, Somme, France, grave II.G.41. Gravestone inscription reads:
G. T. MURRAY
ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT
12TH DECEMBER 1917 AGE 25
Gravestone image 1 kindly provided by Pierre Vandervelden. See his website www.inmemories.com. Gravestone image 2 kindly provided by Richard Evans - see his website Nelson, Glamorgan and the Great War http://www.nelson-ww1-memorial.org.uk. Newspaper images from the Belfast Evening Telegraph kindly provided by Nigel Henderson (see Fitzroy Presbyterian Church: Wartime Service and Sacrifice).