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Murray Edward Tarr
Murray Edward Tarr Private F/76116 West Nova Scotia Regiment, R.C.I.C. August 9, 1922 South Maitland, Hants Co., NS November 18, 1942 Halifax, NS March 13, 1944 21 Moro River Canadian War Cemetery II. H. 6. Commemorated on page 458 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 2 Private Tarr was the son of Alfred Henry Tarr (1882-1966) and Elizabeth Murray “Libby” [Rath] Tarr (1888-1947), of South Maitland, Hants Co., Nova Scotia. Private Tarr served in Canada between November 18, 1942 and May 13, 1943; in the United Kingdom between May 14, 1943 and October 26, 1943; and in Italy from October 27, 1943 until his death on March 3, 1944. On the night of March 13, 1944, Private Tarr was a member of a Fighting Patrol that came under fire from enemy machine guns. He was killed in the action.