Neil Murray, 52 Lower Barvas

Last address in Lewis: 52 Lower Barvas,
Son of John Murray, of 52, Lower Barvas, Stornoway, Scotland.
Service unit: 8th Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment), Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
Service number: 578
Date of death: 26 September 1916 at the age of 30
Killed in action in France
Interred: Vimy Memorial

Date of birth: 16 March 1886
Height: 5 ft 9¾ in
Complexion: Medium
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Black
Religion: Presbyterian
Trade / occupation: Carpenter
Volunteered at Ottawa on 20 August 1914 

Neil is shown in the 1901 census, aged 15, at home at 52 Lower Barvas, the son of John (52) and Chirsty (46), and brother of Donald (23), Catherine (17), Finlay (10), Chirsty Mary (7) and Ann (4½).

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