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Name: Gordon Murree Regimental Number: 67164 Rank: Private Battalion: 25th Battalion Date of Birth: January 1, 1893 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Enlistment: November 12, 1914 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, Nova Scotia Age at Enlistment: 21 Height: 5 Feet 6 Inches Prior Military Experience: 29th Battery CFA Yarmouth NS Trade: labourer Marital Status: Single Religion: Wesleyan Next of Kin: Reuben Muree (father), Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Date of Death: April 29, 1917 Age at Death: 24 Listed on: Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France Commemorated on Page 299 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. This page is displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on June 30 and July 1. Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 25th Battalion. Gordon Murree had enlisted with the 29th Battery Canadian Field Artillery at the outset of World War I and was transferred to the 25th Battalion on November 12, 1914. He was reported missing in action in the course of the Vimy Ridge Battle of April 1917. He was presumed dead and his death officially listed on April 29, 1917.
Gordon Murree
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